Continuing Education

Pre- Calculus

Combined, Pre-Calculus Term I and Pre-Calculus Term II meet SMU's admission requirement for the Sobey School of Business, Engineering and Science programs, and fulfills the admission requirement to most post secondary institutions. 

Pre-Calculus Term I

SPRING 2017
May 10 - June 21 (No Class May 22)
Monday and Wednesday, 5:00pm - 9:00pm

 Course Outline:

  • Elementary set theory and the real number system
  • Factorization, inequalities, absolute values and interval notation
  • Techniques of solving a variety of equations and inequalities in a single variable
  • The Cartesian Plane and representation of ordered pairs of real numbers
  • Elements of analytic geometry
  • Relations, functions, and graphs with emphasis on the polynomial, exponential, logarithmic functions
  • Polynomial and rational equations

Textbook: There is no required textbook for this course. Students will be provided with a course workbook that will contain all the required material. 

Course Fee: $495

Instructor: TBD

Pre-Calculus Term II

SUMMER 2017

This course continues the development of math skills required for Calculus I in the Bachelor of Science Program.  Pre-requisite Pre-Calculus Term I.

June 26 - Aug. 9 ( No class July 3 and Aug. 7)
Monday and Wednesday   5:00pm - 9:00pm

Course Outline:

  • Trigonometry, inverse trigonometric functions
  • Complex numbers and mathematical induction
  • Matrices, determinants and system of equations
  • Systems of inequalities and Sequences of Series
  • Permutations, combinations, and the binomial theorem

Textbook: There is no required textbook for this course. Students will be provided with a course workbook that will contain all the required material. 

 Instructor:  TBD

Course Fee: $495

 

 

Pre-Calculus Term I

Fall 2017
Sept. 18 - Nov. 22 (No Class Oct. 9)
Monday and Wednesday, 5:30pm - 8:00pm

 Course Outline:

  • Elementary set theory and the real number system
  • Factorization, inequalities, absolute values and interval notation
  • Techniques of solving a variety of equations and inequalities in a single variable
  • The Cartesian Plane and representation of ordered pairs of real numbers
  • Elements of analytic geometry
  • Relations, functions, and graphs with emphasis on the polynomial, exponential, logarithmic functions
  • Polynomial and rational equations

Textbook: There is no required textbook for this course. Students will be provided with a course workbook that will contain all the required material. 

Course Fee: $495

Instructor: TBD

Pre-Calculus Term II

Winter 2018

This course continues the development of math skills required for Calculus I in the Bachelor of Science Program.  Pre-requisite Pre-Calculus Term I.

Jan. 24 - Mar. 28 (No class Feb. 19, Mar. 12 & 14)
Monday and Wednesday   5:30pm - 8:30pm

Course Outline:

  • Trigonometry, inverse trigonometric functions
  • Complex numbers and mathematical induction
  • Matrices, determinants and system of equations
  • Systems of inequalities and Sequences of Series
  • Permutations, combinations, and the binomial theorem

Textbook: There is no required textbook for this course. Students will be provided with a course workbook that will contain all the required material. 

 Instructor:  TBD

Course Fee: $495

 

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