2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
    Aug 13, 2022  
2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MATH 077 Prep for College Math (5 credits)

Course Description
An exploration of mathematics concepts and activities intended to increase the exposure, abilities, confidence and motivation to learn further mathematics. Topics include Integer arithmetic, algebra, including formulas, solving equations, graphing, exponents and square roots, dimensional analysis, experiential activities, math explorations.

Student Outcomes
A.  Students will demonstrate the ability to use mathematical skills (e.g. computation, use of mathematical symbols, using formulas, equations and algorithms, creating and analyzing graphical representation of data) that support mathematical understanding. 

B.  Students will complete experiential activities to increase confidence with, and understanding of, math concepts that are frequently discussed abstractly in math and science texts.”

C.  Students will analyze real-world situations incorporating any appropriate math and effectively communicate the results. 

D.  Students will complete inspirational activities to broaden their view of math, mathematicians, scientists, or contemporary problems researchers are trying to solve.

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