Math-121 Introductory College Mathematics II

Mathematics, Statistics & Computer Science Department

COURSE NO./TITLE: MATH-121 (355-121) Introductory College Mathematics II

CREDITS: 4

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Open sentences; relations and functions; algebra of trigonometric, exponential and logarithmic functions.

Prerequisite: MATH-120 or demonstrated proficiency on math placement test.

TEXTBOOK:

  • Adopted F08: Algebra & Trigonometry, 3rd Ed. by Robert Blitzer
  • (Adopted F04: Algebra & Trigonometry, 2nd Ed. by Robert Blitzer)
  • (Adopted F01: Algebra & Trigonometry, 1st Ed., by Robert Blitzer)
  • (Spring 1999: Dwyer & Gruenwald College Algebra & Trigonometry, 1st Ed.)
  • (Adopted 8/92: Larson Hostetler & Edwards Algebra and Trigonometry: A Graphing Approach & Levy, Graphing Technical Guide
    (Previously Aufmann, Barker & Nation’s Algebra and Trigonometry)


COURSE OBJECTIVES: Upon completion of this course the student will:

  1. Possess the conceptual and procedural knowledge that is a necessary prerequisite for the study of calculus.
  2. Have gained an appreciation of the concept of functions and their representations, particularly, rational, exponential logarithmic and trigonometric.
  3. Understand that functions can be used to model problem situations.
  4. Have made progress as a mathematical problem-solver.


COURSE OUTLINE:

  1. Review of Functions
  2. Rational Functions and Conic Sections
  3. Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
  4. Trigonometry
  5. Analytical Trigonometry
  6. Additional Applications of Trigonometry

 

Revised 6/08