Associate in Applied Science Degree - Course Sequence 1 - Placement 3

This course sequence is for students:

  • who are pursuing one of the following AAS degrees -AND-
    • Accounting
    • Business Management
    • Computer Support Specialist
    • Computer Network Security
  • who have been placed into MAT 097 -OR-
  • who received Bs in their final math class in high school -OR-
  • who have not taken a math class in 5 or more years but use math on a regular basis.
Semester Course (s) Credit Hours
1st MAT 097 Intermediate Algebra Support AND MAT 105 College Algebra 3 credit hours/4 credit hours

Course Descriptions

This course is designed for students who have a background in elementary algebra and should be taken along with MAT 105 or MAT 120 as supplemental instruction. Topics include solving systems of linear equations, properties of exponents, scientific notation, polynomials, factoring polynomials, rational expressions, and rational exponents and radicals.
Prerequisite: MAT 084 or Mandatory Testing: Qualifying score on the math placement test.

This course prepares students to study more advanced mathematics. Topics include the real number system, polynomials, inequalities, and exponential, logarithmic and rational functions. It also covers conic sections, determinants, sequences and series and the binomial theorem. To qualify for this course, students must demonstrate competence in both algebra and geometry. Lecture four hours per week.
Prerequisite: Satisfactory completion of MAT 086 or MAT 095 or qualifying score on Mathematics Test; AND satisfactory completion of MAT 092 or Geometry Proficiency Test or two semesters of high school geometry or equivalent with a grade of “C” or better.
Corequisite: MAT 097.