MATH 021

College Algebra I

This course covers quadratic equations; equations in quadratic form; word problems, graphing; algebraic fractions; negative and rational exponents; radicals. Both algebraic skills and conceptual understanding will be expected and assessed. Algebraic skills will be primarily developed through work on ALEKS. ALEKS is a web-based tutorial system which provides students with ongoing skills based assessments and tracks progress. Conceptual skills will be incorporated into quizzes and home work assignments. Such assignments will be due approximately every other week. If necessary, students will be expected to attend online lectures.