MAT1033 Intermediate Algebra with a grade of "C" or better
There are no corequisites for this course.
Consists of the following topics: set theory, symbolic logic,
introductory combinatorics, probability, descriptive statistics,
number theory, linear programming and geometries with applications,
history of mathematics, and algebra applications. Meets A.A. general
education Category III.
- Charles Miller, Vern E. Heeren, and John Hornsby. Mathematical Ideas, 12th ed., Addison-Wesley, 2010. ISBN: 0321693817
Additional materials may be assigned by the instructor to supplement the required materials. -->
||Distance Learning/Hybrid Course statement:
There is a $24.99 Lab Fee for Distance Learning courses and NO Lab
Fee for Hybrid courses.
Distance Learning and Hybrid Sections require a MyMathLab access
code. Use of MyMathLab in face-to-face sections is at the discretion
of the instructor. Contact your instructor to determine if MyMathLab
is required. For sections NOT requiring MyMathLab the textbook
listed is required.
|Program Learning Outcomes:
Global Learning Outcomes
I. Critical Thinking:
The student evaluates the validity of ideas, developing informed
opinions or defensible conclusions.
III. Scientific and Mathematical Literacy:
The student properly identifies and applies scientific or
mathematical principles and methods.
IV. Information Literacy:
The student effectively locates, evaluates and applies information
from a variety of sources.
|Course Learning Outcomes:
At the end of the course, the student will be able to:
1. perform set operations, construct venn diagrams, determine
2. determine validity of given arguments, construct truth tables,
use Euler diagrams,
3. solve problems using fundamental counting principle,
permutations and combinations,
4. calculate basic probabilities, odds and expectation,
5. calculate measures of central tendency and dispersion, and
interpret statistical graphs,
6. work problems with different number bases, use modular
7. solve linear programming problems,
8. use geometry and topology to solve problems,
9. Recognize and appreciate historical developments of
10.use algebra to solve problems.
|Methods of Evaluation:
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.
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.