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MATH 115 College Algebra

This course develops the fundamental concepts of algebra with an emphasis on the classification and analysis of linear, quadratic, polynomial, exponential and logarithmic functions. Applications to the natural and social sciences are given throughout. It aims to provide insights into the nature and utility of mathematics, and helps students develop mathematical reasoning skills.

Prerequisites

Special information

Prerequisite: A grade of C- or higher in MATH 98 or MATH 102, or placement at MATH 115 College Algebra on the mathematics assessment test offered by the Placement Assessment Office. Those who have completed intermediate algebra or equivalent at other institutions would contact the Math and Statistics Department for an override at MATH@metrostate.edu.
4 Undergraduate credits

Effective August 1, 1998 to present

Meets graduation requirements for

Learning outcomes

General

  • Demonstrate sophisticated comprehension of the properties of polynomial, exponential and logarithmic functions.
  • Recognize and utilize appropriate function models to abstractly represent and solve real-world problems involving polynomial, exponential or logarithmic patterns.
  • Understand and utilize multiple representations of functions, including algebraic, geometric, and numeric.
  • Understand concept of function and function notation.

Summer 2021

Section Title Instructor
01 College Algebra Berg, Robert D Books Course details
02 College Algebra Schultz, Michael Aaron Books Course details
50 College Algebra Calcaterra, Craig Books Course details

Fall 2021

Section Title Instructor
01 College Algebra Lemtouni, Tarik Books Course details
02 College Algebra: Technology: Exploration, Assessment, and Majors Merrick, Lee Lee Merrick, Lee Lee Books Course details
02 College Algebra: Technology: Exploration, Assessment, and Majors Merrick, Lee Lee Merrick, Lee Lee Books Course details
03 College Algebra Berg, Robert D Books Course details
04 College Algebra Staff, Staff Books Course details
05 College Algebra Naughton, Carrie L Books Course details
50 College Algebra Boldt, Axel Books Course details
51 College Algebra Sori, Takele Books Course details

Spring 2022

Section Title Instructor
01 College Algebra Berg, Robert D Books Course details
50 College Algebra Lemtouni, Tarik Books Course details
51 College Algebra Staff, Staff Books Course details
52 College Algebra Naughton, Carrie L Books Course details