Credit Hours: 
3 
Contact Hours: 
3
Instructional contact hours plus 1 laboratory hour

Laboratory Fee: 
$6

Prerequisites: 
Placement at the college level or completion of the appropriate exitlevel developmental course(s) with a grade of “C” or better.

Corequisites: 
There are no corequisites for this course.

Catalog Description: 
Covers the following topics: factoring, algebraic fractions,
radicals and rational exponents, complex numbers, quadratic
equations, rational equations, linear equations and inequalities in
two variables and their graphs, systems of linear equations and
inequalities in two variables and their graphs, systems of linear
equations and inequalities, introduction to functions, and
applications of the above topics.

Required Materials: 
Books:
 Lial, Hornsby, McGinnis. Intermediate Algebra, 11th ed., Pearson, 2012. ISBN: 0321715411

Supplemental Materials: 
Additional materials may be assigned by the instructor to supplement the required materials. >

Special Requirements: 
The lab portion of this course consists of individualized,
integrated review labs as well as lab assignments that supplement
course concepts. All are to be completed by using the physical or
virtual Math Lab. Students are expected to use the Math Lab on
average one hour each week.

Program Learning Outcomes: 
This course does not satisfy program requirements. It may, however,
satisfy elective credits in some programs.

Course Learning Outcomes: 
At the end of the course, the student will be able to solve problems
related to
• factoring;
• algebraic fractions;
• radicals and rational exponents;
• complex numbers;
• quadric equations;
• rational equations;
• linear equations and inequalities in two variables and
their graphs;
• systems of linear equations and inequalities;
• introduction to functions;
• and applications of the above topics.

Methods of Evaluation: 
Evaluation of student progress towards achieving the stated learning
outcomes and performance objectives is the responsibility of the
instructor, within the policies of the college and the department.
Detailed explanations are included in the expanded Syllabus
developed by the instructor for each section being taught.

Flexibility: 
It is the intention of the instructor to accomplish the objectives specified in the course syllabus. However, circumstances may arise which prohibit the fulfilling of this endeavor. Therefore, this syllabus is subject to change. When possible, students will be notified of any change in advance of its occurrence.

Student Email Accounts 
Pensacola State College provides an institutional email account to all credit students. Pirate Mail is the official method of communication, and students must use Pirate Mail when communicating with the College. In cases where companion software is used for a particular class, emails may be exchanged between instructor and student using the companion software. 
Note: 
For students with a disability that falls under the Americans with Disability Act or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, it is the responsibility of the student to notify Student Resource Center for ADA Services to discuss any special needs or equipment necessary to accomplish the requirements for this course. Upon completion of registration with the Student Resource Center for ADA Services office, specific arrangements can be discussed with the instructor.
