College Preparation, Math Skills 2

Program #38528

This certificate program will prepare students to improve their foundational level mathematical skills in order to ensure a successful transition to credit-bearing math courses. The program offers an accelerated course ABED 120 College Prep, Basic Math & Pre‐Algebra which combines fundamental elements of Basic Math and Pre‐Algebra to reinforce the learning objectives such as performing all general math, algebraic and geometric operations at a proficient level. In addition, the program introduces students to the Elementary Algebra concepts and provides students with strong knowledge of linear equations and inequalities, quadratic equations, rational equations, and application problems at a proficient level to ensure student readiness for credit-bearing courses.

ABED 116 College Prep Elementary Algebra72
ABED 120 College Prep, Basic Math & Pre-Algebra (Accelerated)72
Total Hours144
First Year
Fall TermHoursSpring TermHours
ABED 11672ABED 12072
 72 72
Total Hours 144

ABED 116 50-150 Hours College Prep Elementary Algebra

Advisory: Knowledge of basic math skills and pre-algebra and order of operations to solve problems involving integers, fractions, and decimals.

This noncredit course in an introduction to algebra. Topics include: basic operations of integers, fractions, mixed numbers and decimals, linear equations and inequalities, simplifying and evaluating expressions, solutions of linear equations, linear inequalities, systems of linear equations, graphing linear equations, exponents and polynomials, factoring polynomials, rational expressions, roots and radicals, and quadratic equations (Apportionment)

ABED 120 50-150 Hours College Prep, Basic Math & Pre-Algebra (Accelerated)

Advisory: Basic computer navigation skills.

An accelerated course combining ABED 110 College Prep, Basic Math and ABED 115 College Prep, Pre-Algebra. This noncredit accelerated course is a review of basic math skills and an introduction to basic skills of algebra. Topics include: addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of whole numbers, fractions, decimals, ratios, percents, integers, exponents, measurements, proportions, algebraic expressions, introduction to polynomials, polynomials and properties of exponents, factoring polynomials, linear equations and linear inequalities, graphing linear equations, and equation solving and informal geometry. (Also known as Math Co-Lab. Open to college students ONLY) (Apportionment)