Get Ready For Your College Courses
To best prepare for your future studies, please review the below preparation resources. We encourage you to use the time before starting your first term, to get a taste of the topics of your upcoming courses. There’s no better time to start than now! Good luck with your studies!
Learn College Algebra
This course provides a solid grounding in algebra, trigonometry, and analytic geometry in preparation for further mathematical studies. The course includes an extensive study of linear, quadratic, and rational functions. It also contains an introduction to exponential and logarithmic functions and circles. Finally, the topic of systems of linear equations is covered.
Stitz, C. & Zeager, J. (2011). Precalculus. Lakeland/Lorain, OH: Lakeland & Lorain Community Colleges. Available online at https://www.stitz-zeager.com/sprecalc07152011.pdf
College Algebra – Math 1201 -Course Schedule and Topics:
This course will cover the following topics in eight learning sessions, with one Unit per week. The Final Exam will take place during Week/Unit 9 (UoPeople time).
Week 1: Unit 1 – Functions
Week 2: Unit 2 – Graphs, Linear and Quadratic Functions
Week 3: Unit 3 – Polynomials
Week 4: Unit 4 – Composition and Inverses
Week 5: Unit 5 – Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
Week 6: Unit 6 – Systems of Equations
Week 7: Unit 7 – Foundations of Trigonometry
Week 8: Unit 8 – Additional Trigonometric Concepts
Week 9: Unit 9 – Course Review and Final Exam