University Prep Pre-Calculus


University Prep Pre-calculus is intended for students who wish to strengthen their foundational skills in preparation for further mathematical studies at the post-secondary level. Students will have the opportunity to explore functions, both algebraically and graphically.

Based on the Nova Scotia Pre-calculus 12 curriculum, successful completion of this course fulfills the admission requirements for Saint Mary's Bachelor of Science and Diploma of Engineering. 

Pre-requisites: It is strongly recommended that students complete Math 12 (academic) or Pre-calculus 11 before registering in this course. 

Course Outline:

  • Quadratic Functions
  • Polynomial Functions
  • Radical Functions
  • Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
  • Trigonometry

Upcoming Courses

Fall 2023: Monday, September 18, 2023 - Sunday, December 10, 2023

Winter 2024: Monday, January 15, 2024 - Sunday, April 7, 2024

General Course Information

Instructor: Joseph MacDonald
Day & Time: Course is online with check-ins scheduled by instructor. Courses are asynchronous.
Course Fee:  $650
Required Materials: Students must have access to a computer with internet, access to a writing software (MS Word preferred), and a graphing calculator.
Other Requirements: This course will be taught online using Brightspace. Please confirm that you meet all system and browser requirements by visiting the Brightspace website.


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