Precalculus

Precalculus


Course Description

This course was designed to emphasize topics which are fundamental to the study of calculus. The student will analyze functions in depth including transformations, inverses and compositions, while paying particular attention to quadratic, polynomial, rational, exponential and logarithmic functions and their graphs. Other topics include right triangle trigonometry, trigonometric identities and equations, vectors, complex numbers, Laws of sines and cosines, the binomial theorem, arithmetic, geometric sequences and series, systems, partial fractions, matrices and determinants, conic sections and probability. The student will solve applications and modeling problems related to the above topics. Upon completion, students will be able to solve practical problems and use appropriate models for analysis.
Prerequisite: Intermediate Algebra with a grade of C or better.

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Course Name: Precalculus

Course Code: Math 242

Credits: 4 Semester

Transcript:

Yes. Your transcript will come from the records office at United States University. They are regionally accredited and award semester credits.

Transfer: 4 year degree applicable

Your college will require any class you wish to transfer to them to be from a regionally accredited college that awards academic semester or quarter credits.They will also want the course description of the course to match their own. United States University is regionally accredited and issues academic semester credits. Our course description will match or exceed your college's description; thus, your college will most likely accept the course and apply it towards your degree. If you would like pre-approval from your school, please send your counselor or registrar's office the link at the bottom of this page.Your college may be one of the many schools that we are associated with, so check the Associated School link before asking for pre-approval. (K-12 use)

Enrollment Schedule:

Enroll any day of the year, and start that same day. Students have five months of access, plus a 30 day extension at the end if needed. Students can finish the self-paced courses as soon as they are able. Most students finish the lower level courses in 4 - 8 weeks. The upper level math classes, such as Calculus and above, usually take students 3-4 months. (Note: The 30-day extension cannot take your total course time six months beyond the date of enrollment. At the end of the six months, we must post a grade with the university.)

Required Textbook:

No outside textbook is needed. Our Omega MathTM courses contain all the lessons, homework, solution manuals, quizzes, tests and the final. Our lessons start out with the easiest example, and then moves slowly to the more advanced problems. Between examples, there are interactive problems which make sure the student understands the concepts, as well as enables the student to store the information into long term memory.

Grading Mode:

Standard Letter Grade

Proctored Final: Yes


Application Fee: $0

Other Fees: $0

Full Course Price: $498.00

Payment Plan: First payment of $277.40 and a second payment 30 days later of $227.60.

Note: Payment Plan option is broken down into two payments. The first payment is 55% and the second payment, due 30 days later, is 45% of the total course cost. Payment Plan includes a $7.00 convenience fee split between the two payments.

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Course Requirements:

  • Must have Internet access.
  • Must have access to email.
  • Omega MathTM Classes - Must be at or above a 7th grade reading level. Remaining courses require at least a 12 grade reading level.

Pre-approval from your college

Westcott Courses is the teacher of the course, and United States University in Chula Vista California is the college that will issue the transcript. If you would like to make sure your college will accept this course from US University, you can ask your school for pre-approval. Send the link below to your counselor or registrar's office and request pre-approval for the course code above through United States University.

The link goes to the course description on US University's site. It is also a dot edu which tells your college that US University is regionally accredited. Therefore, this link has everything your college needs in order to approve the course. Make sure you come back to this page to register. Since you are not a regular student at the University, you must register through this site.

US Universities Catalog Course Description (Course descriptions start on page 101.)

Course Name: Precalculus

Course Code: MATU 8001

Credits: 4 Professional Development Units (PDU)

Transcript:

Yes. Your transcript will come from the records office at Brandman University. They are regionally accredited and award Proffessional Development Units (PDU).

Transfer:

Since Professional Development units (PDU) are not academic credits, they typically cannot be used towards graduation of an undergraduate degree. However, the course may be able to be used as a prerequisite at some schools and/or graduate programs. Since graduate programs usually just need to verify the course has been taken, PDUs are usually acceptable. Ask your counselor for pre-approval by sending him/her the Course Description on Brandman's Site. The course can also be used to learn the material and then receive credit at your college using Credit by Examination. (K-12 use)

Enrollment Schedule:

Enroll any day of the year, and start that same day. Students have five months of access, plus a 30 day extension at the end if needed. Students can finish the self-paced courses as soon as they are able. Most students finish the lower level courses in 4 - 8 weeks. The upper level math classes, such as Calculus and above, usually take students 3-4 months. (Note: The 30-day extension cannot take your total course time six months beyond the date of enrollment. At the end of the six months, we must post a grade with the university.)

Required Textbook:

No outside textbook is needed. Our Omega MathTM courses contain all the lessons, homework, solution manuals, quizzes, tests and the final. Our lessons start out with the easiest example, and then moves slowly to the more advanced problems. Between examples, there are interactive problems which make sure the student understands the concepts, as well as enables the student to store the information into long term memory.

Grading Mode:

Standard Letter Grade

Proctored Final: No


Application Fee: $0

Other Fees: $0

Full Course Price: $375.00

Payment Plan: First payment of $209.75 and a second payment 30 days later of $172.25.

Note: Payment Plan option is broken down into two payments. The first payment is 55% and the second payment, due 30 days later, is 45% of the total course cost. Payment Plan includes a $7.00 convenience fee split between the two payments.

Enroll Now


Helpful Links

Course Requirements:

  • Must have Internet access.
  • Must have access to email.
  • Omega MathTM Classes - Must be at or above a 7th grade reading level. Remaining courses require at least a 12 grade reading level.

Pre-approval from your college

Westcott Courses is the teacher of the course, and Brandman University in Irvine California is the college that will issue the transcript. If you would like to make sure your college will accept this course from Brandman University, you can ask your school for pre-approval. Send the link below to your counselor or registrar's office and request pre-approval for the course code above through Brandman University.

The link goes to the course description on Brandman University's site. It is also a dot edu which tells your college that Brandman University is regionally accredited. Therefore, this link has everything your college needs in order to approve the course. Make sure you come back to this page to register. Since you are not a regular student at the University, you must register through this site.

Course Description on Brandman Universities Site

Course Name: Precalculus

Course Code: None

Credits: 0

Transcript:

A certificate of completion is issued from Omega Math. This course under the non-credit option does not go through one of our partner universities; thus, a transcript is not included with the course.

Transfer:

If you would like to take this class for personal enrichment, the non-credit course is the exact same class as the credit course; it is just less expensive since it is not sent through our partner university for credit. If you want to transfer the course to your college, you will need to enroll under the semester credit option. If you would like pre-approval from your school, please send your counselor or registrar's office the link to this page. The non-credit courses can also be used to learn the material and then receive credit at a home college using Credit by Examination. (K-12 use)

Enrollment Schedule:

Enroll any day of the year, and start that same day. Students have five months of access, plus a 30 day extension at the end if needed. Students can finish the self-paced courses as soon as they are able. Most students finish the lower level courses in 4 - 8 weeks. The upper level math classes, such as Calculus and above, usually take students 3-4 months. (Note: The 30-day extension cannot take your total course time six months beyond the date of enrollment. At the end of the six months, we must post a grade with the university.)

Required Textbook:

No outside textbook is needed. Our Omega MathTM courses contain all the lessons, homework, solution manuals, quizzes, tests and the final. Our lessons start out with the easiest example, and then moves slowly to the more advanced problems. Between examples, there are interactive problems which make sure the student understands the concepts, as well as enables the student to store the information into long term memory.

Grading Mode:

Standard Letter Grade

Proctored Final: No


Application Fee: $0

Other Fees: $0

Full Course Price: $150.00

Payment Plan: First payment of $86.00 and a second payment 30 days later of $71.00.

Note: Payment Plan option is broken down into two payments. The first payment is 55% and the second payment, due 30 days later, is 45% of the total course cost. Payment Plan includes a $7.00 convenience fee split between the two payments.

Enroll Now


Helpful Links

Course Requirements:

  • Must have Internet access.
  • Must have access to email.
  • Omega MathTM Classes - Must be at or above a 7th grade reading level. Remaining courses require at least a 12 grade reading level.

Pre-approval from your college

Westcott Courses/Omega Math is the teacher of the course, and a certificate of completion is issued. A course under the non-credit option cannot be used towards college graduation; however, it may be able to be used as a prerequisite at some colleges, such as College of the Desert, and/or graduate programs. View the Associated College page to see if your school is listed. If your school is not on this list, then ask your counselor for pre-approval by sending him/her the link to this page. If your school is not on our list, they will most likely want the official transcript and semester credits from our credit option.


1 Meets the math requirement for a 2 or 4 year degree.

4 Can be used to maintain professional certifications and credentials.

3 Certification of Completion from Omega Math and Westcott Courses.