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2012-2013 CSULB University Catalog

Mathematics and Statistics

Courses - ESM - Early Start Mathematics Lower Division

1. Early Start Basic Algebra (1)

Prerequisite: ELM score of 38 or less.
Arithmetic review, elementary algebra and geometry.
This course will satisfy the Early Start Program requirement for CSULB bound students. Cannot be taken for credit toward a university degree. Not open to students who are exempt from the ELM.
Credit/No Credit grading only. (Seminar 15 hrs)

3. Elem Algebra-Geometry (3)

Prerequisite: Prerequisite: ELM Score of 38 or less.
Arithmetic review, elementary algebra, and some basic geometry concepts. Cannot be taken for credit toward a university degree. Credit/No Credit grading only. Not open to students who are exempt from the ELM or who have not yet taken the ELM but are required to do so.
Credit/No Credit grading only. (Seminar 45 hrs).

11. Early Start Enhanced Algebra (1)

Prerequisite: ELM score between 40 and 48 inclusive.
Intermediate algebra and geometry.
This course is designed to satisfy the Early Start Program requirement for CSULB bound students. Cannot be taken for credit toward a university degree. Not open to students who are exempt from the ELM
Credit/No Credit grading only. (Seminar 15 hrs).

21. Basic Intermediate Algebra (3)

Prerequisite: Prerequisite: MAPB 1 or ELM Score between 40 and 48 inclusive.
Linear functions, their graphs, applications; proportions and percent change, applications to geometry and life; operations on radicals; rational exponents and scientific notation; dimensional analysis; sets, Venn diagrams, basic counting principles; combinations, permutations, probability; elementary data analysis; logarithmic, exponential functions, applications.
For students who will not need to take MATH 113, 114 or 115 or MTED 110. Cannot be taken for credit toward a university degree. Not open to students who are exempt from the ELM or who have not yet taken the ELM but are required to do so. Credit/No Credit grading only. (Lecture 3 hrs.)

33. Enhanced Intermediate Algebra (3)

Prerequisite: Prerequisite: MAPB 1 or ELM Score between 40 and 48 inclusive.
Polynomial, rational, radical expressions, equations; rational exponents, complex numbers; solutions, graphs of linear, quadratic equations, functions; linear systems; graphs of and operations on functions; including the difference quotient and inverses; logarithmic and exponential functions. Applications to science and business emphasized. Cannot be taken for credit toward a university degree. Not open to students who are exempt from the ELM or who have not yet taken the ELM but are required to do so. For students that intend to take MATH 113 or 115. Credit/No Credit grading only. (Lecture 4 hrs)

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