This online college algebra course equips you with the skills to effectively solve problems using algebraic reasoning. What sets this course apart from a standard algebra course is its strong emphasis on the techniques that are used to solve problems. The goal is not to simply teach you mathematical forms but to help you understand the “whys” behind how you are solving problems.
Course prerequisites and requirements
To be successful in this course, we recommend English language fluency and computer literacy. We also encourage you to make sure your laptop or desktop computer meets the technical requirements.
Knowledge of basic Excel functionality will be very helpful in setting you up for success in this course.
Next start date:
Jan. 11, 2022
- Credits: 3
- Length: Self-paced or 15 weeks
- Cost: $25 + $400
What you’ll learn
- Use basic algebraic operations on numbers, expressions, and equations.
- Solve real-world application problems.
- Apply algebraic reasoning to solve a range of problems.
- Begin future studies in precalculus and calculus.
What to expect in class
ALEKS Topics, Quizzes, Active Learning Assignments, Practice Exams, Final Exam
Exams and grading
Active Learning Assignments (4)
Final Exam (1)
Final Exam (1)
This course appears on your transcript identically to how it appears on the transcript of an enrolled ASU student who has taken the course on one of ASU’s campuses.
This course is worth 3 credit hours toward the Mathematical Studies (MA) General Studies requirement at Arizona State University. It is strongly encouraged that you consult with your institution of choice to determine how these credits will be applied to their degree requirements prior to transferring your credit.