MS 123: College Algebra

Lecture Hours 3 Credits 3
ACTS Equivalent Course Number
MATH 1103

This is a modern college algebra course based upon a function approach with emphasis on the following:Critical thinking, Mathematical modeling, and appropriate use of technology. Topics covered include: polynomial, rational, absolute value, exponential, and radical functions; graphing of polynomial, rational, exponential and logarithmic equations; graphing and solution of inequalities; solution of systems of equations using a variety of methods including determinants and matrices; other topics include progression, binomial theorem, partial fractions and set theory.


Completion of MS 1023 with a grade of ā€œCā€ or higher, ACT Math score of 19 or above, or ACCUPLACER Next Generation QAS score of 249 or higher. Students with a 17-18 on the NG ACCUPLACER QAS may enroll as long as they enroll in the corequisite MS 1121 lab.