MAT 1500 -  COLLEGE ALGEBRA FOR THE SOCIAL AND MANAGEMENT SCIENCES

 
MAT 1500 is a 3 credit computer-based course located in the Mathematics Computer Lab (MCL). The student must complete a minimum of three hours per week in the MCL in addition to the two-hour regular class meeting.
 

Topics

Equations and inequalities, graphs and functions, polynomial and rational functions, exponential and logarithmic functions.
 

Prerequisites

Students qualify for MAT 1500 by having achieved one of the following:
  • satisfactory score on the Mathematics Placement Exam taken in the previous 12 months.
  • a grade of ANC, BNC or CNC in MAT 0995 taken at Wayne State University in the previous 12 months.
  • a grade of C- or better in MAT 1050 taken at Wayne State University in the previous 12 months.
  • a validated SAT score of 600 or higher, or a validated ACT Math score of 26 or higher.
For placement at this level, students should have a command of algebra and basic geometry corresponding to approximately three years of college preparatory mathematics.
 

Materials Fee

The fee, which is part of the tuition, covers the cost of access to MyMathLab. This gives the student access to all course materials, including the textbook, videos, homework, quizzes and tests.
 

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