MATH-115: College Algebra

Catalog Info

Effective Term
Winter 2018
WebAdvisor Title
College Algebra
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
5 (for 15-week classes)
Course Description

Covers analytic geometry, functions and their graphs, algebraic and graphical solutions of equations and inequalities, graphs and zeros of polynomial functions, conic sections, linear and polynomial modeling, systems of equations and inequalities, sequences and series, and the Binomial Theorem.  Includes techniques of problem solving and applications. Requires a graphing calculator, with the TI-84 Plus series recommended, and access to an online homework management system.

MATH-109 OR MATH-1094 OR MATH-110 with a grade of C or better OR a satisfactory score on the placement test.
Course Satisfies MACRAO Requirements
MTA Categories
  • 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
Other Exam Details

50, CLEP College Algebra exam, taken at any certified Testing Center, such as HFC’s Workforce & Professional Development’s Testing Center (313) 317-6600.

Other Details

A student may receive credit for Math-115 by earning a minimum score of 50 on the CLEP College Algebra exam.

Office Contact
School of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM): 313-845-9632,, Health Careers Education Ctr, Room: G-122