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

FALL 2016
September 26 - December 5 (No Class Oct. 10 & 31)
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: Joe MacDonald

Pre-Calculus Term II

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

WINTER 2017
January 25 - March 29 ( No class Feb. 20, March 13 & 15)
Monday and Wednesday   5:30pm - 8:00pm

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:  Joe MacDonald

Course Fee: $495


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

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

SUMMER 2017
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

 

 

 

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