Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

MAT 152 - Precalculus

Course Description

This course is intended primarily for those students who are majoring in science, engineering, or mathematics. Together with College Algebra, it prepares students for Calculus I. Topics covered include trigonometric functions, analytic trigonometry, triangle applications of trigonometric functions, analytic geometry, systems of equations, and sequences and series.

Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:

Analyze trigonometric functions.
Apply analytic trigonometry.
Use trigonometric functions to solve applied problems.
Apply analytic geometry.
Solve systems of equations.
Analyze sequences and series.

College Academic Learning Goal Designation: Quantitative Reasoning (QR)

Credit Hours: 4
Lecture Hours: 4

Course Prerequisites: MAT 151 with a grade C or better or test score