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College Algebra

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Description: This course prepares science majors for the calculus sequence and algebra based physics emphasizing basic concepts of algebra and is also suitable as a general education elective for non-science majors. Concepts to be covered in this course include: basic concepts of algebra, equations, and inequalities along with functions and graphs, polynomial and rational functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, systems, matrices and determinants, linear programming, conic sections, sequences, series, and combinatory.

Registration for this course includes only lecture (MATH111).
Highly Recommended Prerequisite: Intermediate Algebra (MATH90) or equivalent
Lecture Hours: 60
Lab Hours: 0
Total Units: 4

Course Format: Accelerated Science Courses take place in 4 or 5 weeks. Classes and laboratories are offered in many formats such as daytime, nights, weekends, in-classroom, hybrid (classroom and online), and 100% online. All courses repeat regularly, giving many opportunities to complete the course(s) you need.

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) changes: Starting on March 13th all in-classroom courses and labs have been shifted to online. If the graduate program you are applying to requires in-person labs, SCU recommends you contact the graduate schools’ admissions office to see how they are treating online instruction. The Department of Education has asked all schools to take into consideration these emergency circumstances related to COVID-19 and online instruction.

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Spring 2020 In-Classroom Offerings (4 units)

Class Start Date Class End Date Days Class Times*
Mar 28, 2020 Apr 29, 2020 Sat, Sun 9:00A-6:00P

 

Spring 2020 100% Online Course Offerings (4 units)

Class Start Date Class End Date Days Class Times
Mar 26, 2020 Apr 29, 2020 Online – no daily requirements No specific times

 

Summer 2020 In-Classroom Offerings (4 units)

Class Start Date Class End Date Days Class Times*
August 1, 2020 August 26, 2020 Sat, Sun 9:00A-6:00P

 

Summer 2020 100% Online Course Offerings (4 units)

Class Start Date Class End Date Days Class Times
Jul 30, 2020 Aug 26, 2020 Online – no daily requirements No specific times

*Class times are subject to change

Classes fill quickly, so please do not wait to apply. Students are registered on a first-come, first-served basis. All courses are listed in SCU publications and the application regardless of the current number of registrants. Registration is not confirmed until an email is sent. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please confirm registration by emailing [email protected].

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