College Algebra

Admission Requirements: Cumulative GPA of 3.0. Along with teacher and principal recommendation. Before class begins in August (or in January if 2nd semester), students must attain ACT Reading & Math subscores of at least 19 or Accuplacer scores of 251 in Reading & 249 in Math. 

Course Fee: $30 (UCA tuition) + cost of textbook. Students will be billed by UCA. The bill will be mailed to the student’s home address after the drop/add deadline given by the Registrar. A $75 CAC Administrative fee will be billed through FACTS. 

Successful completion of the course will earn three hours of college credit. The contents of this course are prescribed by the University of Central Arkansas and are designed to prepare students for a final exam provided by the University. Problem-solving skills and the logical reasoning techniques acquired in this class will serve students well as preparation for future math and science endeavors. Topics covered include basic concepts of algebra, graphs, functions and models, quadratic functions and equations, inequalities, polynomial functions and rational functions, exponential functions and logarithmic functions.