MATH-165: Mathematics for Calculus (2020-2021)

Catalog Info

Title when registering
Mathematics for Calculus
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
6 (for 15-week classes)
Course Description

Topics include algebraic, graphical and numerical representations of functions, including transformations, composition and inverses of functions. Focuses on the study of polynomial, rational, root, exponential and logarithmic functions, and trigonometric and inverse trigonometric functions of real numbers. Also includes equation solving and trigonometric identities. Techniques of problem solving and applications are included throughout the course requiring the frequent usage of graphing calculators. Requires a graphing calculator, with the TI-84 Plus series recommended. Also requires access to an online homework management system.

MATH-1094 OR MATH-110 with a grade of B- or better OR placement into MATH-115
MTA Categories
  • Category 3: Mathematics
  • Category 3: Mathematics (College Algebra Track)
General Education Categories
  • Mathematics

Credit for Prior College-Level Learning

Options for Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
Other Exam
Minimum Score on Other Exam
50 on the CLEP Precalculus exam
Other Exam Details

A student may receive credit by earning a minimum score of 50 on the CLEP Precalculus exam.

Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Fall 2019 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.