E-Learning Course Information for Students

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TitlePre-Calculus Algebra
Course NumberMAC 1140
Text/MaterialsPlease refer to the GCSC Bookstore website http://doresstore.gulfcoast.edu/ for the most recent textbook information.

A graphing calculator is REQUIRED. The TI-83/84 are the only allowable calculators for test days.

**This course has a "companion DVD." Please note the course videos are available from the streaming server at http://www.gulfcoast.edu/library/coursevid.htm If you are unable to stream the videos, you may request DVDs be mailed to you if you are currently registered for the course or you may check them out from the College Library.

DescriptionPrerequisite: Math placement test or minimum grade of "C" in MAC1105. A graphing calculator is required. The TI-83/84 are the only allowable calculators for test days. If a student wishes to use any other calculator they must see their instructor in advance for approval. Topics included are properties and graphs of polynomial and rational functions, polynomial and rational inequalities, properties and graphs of exponential and logarithmic functions, piecewise defined functions, conic sections, matrices and determinants, sequences and series, mathematical induction, binomial theorem, and applications.
InstructorRiccardo Mensitieri
OfficeStudent Union West Building, Room 255 (SUW 255)
Instructor Emailrmensitie@gulfcoast.edu or contact instructor through canvas
Instructor Phone850-769-1551 x 5875
On-Campus and Testing RequirementsOnline classes may require proctored exams which can be taken for free at any GCSC campus or with the use of testing software for online exams. Please CLICK HERE to make your test appointment.
Note: CCAF designation identifies courses approved for military GEM program
American Disability Statement:
Any student who feels she or he may need an accommodation based on the impact of a disability should contact the Office of Disability Support Services at 850-872-3834 or in the Student Union East room 59. The Office of Disability Support Services will coordinate reasonable accommodations for students with documented disabilities.