# Independent Learning Courses

## Mathematics

**DMA 055C Basic Algebra Skills**Commonwealth School

(3 Hours) Mail, Web

*Designed to assist students whose background in algebra is inadequate for success
in Intermediate Algebra (Math 100) or for those who did not take Algebra I in high
school.*

34 lessons, 1 midterm, and one final exam.

**DMA 096C Intermediate Algebra**Commonwealth School

(4 Hours) Mail

Prerequisites: High school Algebra I and satisfactory score on Math Placement Exam;
or DMA 055C with grade of C or better.

*For those students needing algebra who do not have the prerequisites for MATH 116
or 118. Topics include functions, graphing, and fundamental concepts of algebra. Credit
for DMA 096C is not applicable toward a baccalaureate degree.*

24 lessons, 2 exams

**MA 109C General Mathematics** (3 Hours) Mail, Web

*Terminal course for non-science majors suggested for the student who has satisfactorily
completed minimum high school mathematics requirements and needs no further work in
algebra. Topics include sets, introduction to probability and statistics, geometry,
and consumer mathematics.*

32 lessons, 1 midterm, and one final exam.

**MATH 116 (D-II) College Algebra** (3 Hours) Mail, Web

Prerequisites: High School Algebra I and Algebra II and satisfactory score on Math
Placement Exam: or MATH 096 with a grade of C or better.

* Graphing and problem solving are integrated throughout the study of polynomial, absolute
value, rational, radical, exponential, and logarithmic functions. (Graphing calculator
required).*

25 lessons, midterm, and final exam

**MATH 117 Trigonometry** (3 Hours) Mail

Prerequisites: Four years of high school mathematics including Algebra I and Algebra
II and geometry, and a satisfactory score on Math Placement Exam; or MATH 116 with
a grade of C or better.

* Unit circle, trigonometric functions and graphs, trigonometric identities and equations,
right triangle trigonometry, laws of sine and cosines; DeMoivre’s Theorem, vectors
and applications of trigonometry. (Graphing calculator required)*

20 lessons, midterm, and final exam

**MATH 183 (D-II) Statistics** (3 Hours) Mail

Prerequisite: Eligibility for College Algebra based on MATH ACT or MPE scores, or
DMA 096C with grade of C or better.

*Introduction to elementary probability theory. The analysis of data by means of frequency
distributions and the statistics which describe them, the binomial and normal probability
distributions, and statistical inference. Emphasis is on applied real world problems.
Not accepted for credit toward a mathematics major or minor.*

20 lessons, midterm, and final exam