ENGLISH 90 Fundamentals of English (3 units)
A course for students whose reading and writing skills need improvement through study of basic grammar and rhetoric before they attempt other English courses. It may not be taken by students who are simultaneously taking or have satisfactorily completed another English course on this campus. (ACT 0-16)
MATH 40 Pre-Algebra (3 units)
A course for students who need a review of basic mathematics or who lack the computational skills required for success in algebra and other University courses. Topics include fractions, decimals, percent, descriptive statistics, English and metric units of measure, and measures of geometric figures. Emphasis is on applications. A brief introduction to algebra is included at the end of the course. Students may not take this course for credit if they place into, are enrolled in or have already received credit for a higher-numbered math course. (ACT 0-14 and Arithmetic Skills Test)
MATH 41 Beginning Algebra (4 units)
A course for those who have a sound background in basic arithmetic, but who have not been exposed to algebra, or who need to strengthen their basic algebra skills. Topics include properties of the real numbers, linear and quadratic equations, linear inequalities, exponents, polynomials, rational expressions, the straight line, and systems of linear equations. (ACT 15-18)
Prereq: MATH 40 or equivalent demonstration of capability.
Students may not take this course for credit if they place into, are enrolled in or have already received credit for a higher-numbered math course.