Course Description


MA 115 Precalculus
4 cr.
Offered: Fall, Winter
Prerequisite: MA 104 (B- or better), or MA 111, or satisfactory score on the math placement exam. A graphing calculator or equivalent computer software is used in this course.

This course provides the necessary foundation for students who plan to study calculus. Topics include trigonometric functions and identities, basic laws in trigonometry, polar coordinates, complex numbers, transcendental functions, the conics, parametric equations, vectors, three dimensional analytical geometry, sequences, series, limits, permutations and combinations and mathematical induction.

Note: Credit cannot be earned for both MA 106 and MA 115, except by written permission from the department.