Course Summary
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11 weeks (20 hours a week inside and oustide class time)
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Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 3 college algebra


The course objective is to familiarize students with currently taught algebraic vocabulary, symbols, and notation and to solve routine problems requiring basic algebraic skills and non-routine problems demonstrating an understanding of these concepts.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Solve linear and quadratic equations and inequalities
  • Identify and analyze number systems and their operations including sequences, series, and factorials
  • Understanding of algebraic expressions, exponents, factoring, absolute value, and properties of logarithms
  • Interpret functions in forms that include graphs, numerals, and symbols
  • Apply algebraic techniques to both routine (straightforward) and non-routine (real world) problems

General Course Topics:

  • Introduction to Algebra and Factoring
  • Functions and the Coordinate Plane
  • Linear Equations and Inequalities
  • Quadratic Equations, Inequalities, and Absolute Value
  • Solutions to Polynomial Equations
  • Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
  • Common Graphs, Transformations, and Complex Numbers
  • Inverses, Compositions and Fundamental Theorem of Algebra
  • Systems of Linear Equations and Inequalities
  • Sequences and Series, Binomial Theorem, and Matrices
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Audio Visual Materials
  • Discussion
  • Lectures
  • Practical Exercises

Methods of Assessment:

  • Quizzes

Minimum Passing Score:

Supplemental Materials

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