College Algebra

Universitat Politècnica de València

Course Description

  • Course Name

    College Algebra

  • Host University

    Universitat Politècnica de València

  • Location

    Valencia, Spain

  • Area of Study

    Algebra

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

    3
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    General Description:
    The course will cover seven main objectives: Functions and functional notation, domains and ranges of functions, graphs of functions and relations, operations of functions, equations and inequalities, linear, inverse, quadratic, and rational functions, trigonometric functions, exponential and logarithmic properties, functions, and equations. Recommended background: two years of high school algebra.

    Objectives:
    At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to:
    -Understand the mathematical concept of functions.
    -Obtain the domain and range of a function.
    -Operate and compose functions.
    -Plot the graphs of different functions and to recognize the functions by their graphs.
    -Solve equations and inequalities.
    -Operate with exponential and logarithmic expressions using their properties.

    Assessment
    Quiz Average 20%
    Exam 1 20%
    Exam 2 20%
    Final Exam 40%

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.