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MATH171M - Pre-Calculus (4-0-4)

This course focuses on the knowledge and skills necessary for study of Calculus. Students will study: logarithmic; exponential and trigonometric functions; complex numbers, conic sections and analytic trigonometry; determine and write linear equations in several forms; explain graph functions using symmetry tests; recognize and graph functions including quadratic, polynomial, rational, exponential and logarithmic functions; use function transformation techniques; perform composition and arithmetic operations of functions; find and graph inverses of functions; use properties of logarithms. Prerequisite: Satisfactory placement test scores as defined by mathematics faculty, MATH155M with a grade of “C” or better, or permission of the instructor. Offered every semester.

Save$ - Students will see cost savings in this program if courses in the major are taken in order, because major courses build on previously purchased books and other materials.