2020-2021 Course Catalog

MATH 117 Trigonometry

helps students develop skills sufficiently to write and use the definition of trigonometric functions; sketch the graph of the trigonometric functions; prove identities; solve trigonometric equations; learn and then apply the law of the sines and cosines; learn how to write a complex number in trigonometric form and find all the roots of a complex number; learn polar coordinates system and the graphs of some simple equations in polar; learn about conic sections (rectangular & polar), vector (applications & operations), and the exponential and logarithmic functions with applications and modeling. A graphing calculator is required. This course is applicable toward all certificates and degrees; group requirements include mathematics (AAS only); areas of concentration include mathematics (credit hours 3.0, lecture hours 3.0).




eligibility for ENGL 101 and one of the following: (1) MATH 098 [grade of 'C' or higher]and MATH 095 [grade of 'C' or higher] or one year of high school geometry, (2) satisfactory score on the mathematics placement exam, (3) a score of 22 or higher on the math ACT within three years of enrollment, and (4) a score of 530 on the math SAT within three years of enrollment

Division and Department

Math, Science & Business / Mathematics