MAT 1350  College Algebra
3 credit hours
MAT 1350 includes algebraic operations, functions, graphing, theory of equations, exponential and logarithmic functions, systems of equations and inequalities, matrices, sequences, summation, induction, binomial theorem, and applications. (Replaces MAT 125, MAT 131, MAT 135, or MAT 141.)
Prerequisite: A score either at least 63 on Accuplacer CollegeLevel Mathematics (CP4) or at least 406 on Descriptive Test of Mathematics Skills (DTMS) T70 or T71 or a grade of “C” or higher in MAT 1040 [formerly MAT 104]. Student must have graphing calculator.
Books:
Sullivan and Sullivan. Precalculus,Enhanced with Graphing Ultilites, 6th edition. PGCC Bookstore ISBN10: 1256722413 Book Only MyMathLab Only 


Or 
Colburn. PreCalculus, 2nd edition. PGCC Bookstore ISBN10: 0078010004 or
ISBN10: 0078010039 ALEKS Only 
Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of the course, each student should be able to demonstrate the ability to use symbolic, numerical, and visual skills to find and verify solutions of algebra problems and algebra applications (of collegelevel difficulty) in the following areas:
1. Performing operations with and simplifying:
2. Solving:
3. Graphing and analyzing: Polynomial, rational, radical, exponential, and logarithmic functions, including related composite and inverse functions.
4. Graphing functions and equations in a rectangular coordinate system.