Beginning algebra enhanced with pre-algebra topics such as arithmetic, fractions, and word problems as need indicates. Topics include real numbers, linear equations and inequalities in one variable, polynomials, factoring, algebraic fractions, problem solving, systems of linear equations, rational and irrational numbers, and quadratic equations. Not for graduation credit.The Mathematics and Statistics department, in accordance with the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, continues to promote the integrity and security of its courses. To further secure its courses, the department will require a proctored final exam for all of its online courses. Students who enroll in online courses will have to take the final exam on campus either on the last day of classes or during the first week of the following academic semester, OR with an approved proctor during the course final timeframe. All outside proctors must be approved by the instructor and math department no later than the last day of add drop for the course. Proctors may include, but are not necessarily limited to, an accredited university instructor, an accredited testing center, or an approved proctoring center such as a high school with faculty or librarian as proctor.
Monday, June 5, 2017 to Monday, September 18, 2017