◆ MAT 121 - College Algebra (GT-MA1)
Prerequisites: Next Generation Accuplacer Advanced Algebra and Functions (AAF) scores 245+; or equivalent ACT/SAT scores; or passed MAT 055 with a C- or better. The college may also use previous academic history, including high school information, for placement. Students who do not meet placement criteria for MAT 121 are strongly encouraged to enroll in MAT 055 prior to MAT 121 or MAT 111 (Co-requisite for College Algebra) concurrently with MAT 121, and to consult with math faculty or a CMC advisor for assistance in choosing the option that best fits their needs.
Focuses on a variety of functions and the exploration of their graphs. Topics include: equations and inequalities, operations on functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, linear and non-linear systems, and an introduction to conic sections. This course provides essential skills for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) pathways. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-MA1 category.
Prev. Course Codes: MAT-161
LEC 60 Contact hours
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