District Syllabus
MAT1033C
Intermediate Algebra


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 exit-level developmental course(s) with a grade of “C” or better or
MAT0028 Developmental Mathematics II with a grade of "C" or better or
MAT0055 Developmental Mathematics Modules with a grade of "C" or better or
MAT0056 Developmental Mathematics Modules 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.