College Preparation, Math Skills 3

Program #38529

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 offers an accelerated College Prep Pre and Elementary Algebra course which reviews the pre-algebraic math 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 110 College Prep - Basic Math72
ABED 117 College Prep Pre and Elementary Algebra (Accelerated)72
Total Hours144
First Year
Fall TermHoursSpring TermHours
ABED 11072ABED 11772
 72 72
Total Hours 144

ABED 110 50-150 Hours College Prep - Basic Math

Advisory: Basic computer navigation skills.

This noncredit course is intended for students who desire to build or strengthen foundational level mathematical skills such as the addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percents, and integers. These concepts are applied to ratios, exponents, measurements, proportions, statistics, metric conversions, and geometric shapes. In addition, these operations, along with basic number theory, are used to solve real world problems. All work will be done without a calculator. (Apportionment)

ABED 117 50-150 Hours College Prep Pre and Elementary Algebra (Accelerated)

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

An accelerated course combining content from ABED 115 College Prep Pre-Algebra and ABED 116 College Prep Elementary Algebra. This noncredit course is a review of the Pre and Elementary Algebra concepts. Topics include: integers and algebraic expressions, operations on integers, mixed numbers and decimals, ratio, fractions, proportion and percentages. Introduction of polynomials, properties of exponents, factoring polynomials, simplifying and evaluating expressions, solving linear equations and inequalities, graphing linear equations, factoring polynomials, rational expressions, quadratic equation, roots and radicals,and informal geometry. (Apportionment)