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MAT 078 - College Prep Math/Liberal Arts

Primary placement method used for any student whose high school transcript can be interpreted for use with the calculation spreadsheet:  High School GPA + High School Math composite calculation >= 3.5


The College Ready test may be used for both placement and remediation on an experimental basis.


Students who have completed pre-requisite developmental math courses with:

               a C- in MAT074 College Prep Math 1

or, for students where we can not use the composite high school calculation:

1.5 years of high school algebra and meet the minimum placement

               or a Compass Algebra score of at least 50

               or an ACT Math score of at least 15

               or an ACCUPLACER Arithmetic score of at least 250

or Instructor approval
MAT 110: For students who qualify for this course, but do not qualify for MAT110 Statistics, they should take this course MAT078 Statistics Support at the same time as MAT110 Math for Liberal Arts.

Variable credit(s)

This course acts as a replacement of College Prep Math 2 and as a supplement to Math for Liberal Arts. Students enrolled in this class should also be enrolled in Math for Liberal Arts (MAT 110 ). Students in this class will be supported in Math for Liberal Arts by extra lectures and practice problems on current math content and will also be guided in study habits leading up to exams.

Course Learning Outcomes
Reviewing fundamental concepts needed for Math for Liberal Arts material;
Learning about effective note taking for Math for Liberal Arts;
Critical thinking and problem solving techniques applied to Math for Liberal Arts;
Math for Liberal Arts homework guidance.

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