PSEO Math Courses

College Algebra 1 - MATH 125 - 3 credits

Professor:  Jan Sands

Prerequisite:

 

Students scoring between 18 & 24 on the Math portion of the ACT or between 420 and 550 on the SAT.

Class Type: one semester course offered fall semester only  

Course Description:

 

 

This College Algebra 1 (Intermediate level) course studies basic ideas and concepts in algebra and geometry necessary to understand statement problems, statistics and the basic laws of science. Topics include the real number system, exponents and polynomials, linear equations, inequalities, factoring, rational expressions, radical expressions and quadratic equations.

NOTE: This course has online components. Students must have reliable internet access for successful completion of this course.


Course application and transferability:
  • NCU General Education Core in Mathematics
  • MN Transfer Credits: General Education Category in Mathematics or Critical Thinking
Total Due:
  • All tuition and text materials costs for this course are paid to NCU by MN PSEO funding.
  • Adjunct professors are paid by NCU.
  • Fee for this 3 credit course is $15.00 ($5.00 per credit) plus a $20.00 one-time/student/semester initial administrative processing fee.
  • WEST fees will be billed online as one lump sum to the student's family upon acceptance of the student to his/her PSEO NCU courses at WEST.

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Practical Math - MATH 115- 3 credits

Professor:  Jan Sands

Prerequisite:  Students scoring under 18 on the math section of the ACT or under 420 on the SAT must take MATH 115

Class Type:  one semester course offered spring semester only

Course Description:   This non-technical survey course emphasizes the ideas and concepts of mathematic. The course is intended for students who may prefer a more practical alternative to traditional math courses. Topics include algebra, number theory, set theory, problem solving, statistics, probability, finances and geometry 

Students need reliable internet access to complete the coursework.

Total Due:

  • All tuition and text materials costs for this course are paid to NCU by MN PSEO funding.
  • Adjunct professors are paid by NCU.
  • Fee for this 3 credit course is $15.00 ($5.00 per credit) plus a $20.00 one-time/student/semester initial administrative processing fee.
  • WEST fees will be billed online as one lump sum to the student's family upon acceptance of the student to his/her PSEO NCU courses at WEST.

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College Algebra II & Trigonometry - MATH 250 -  3 credits

Professor:  Heather Kipp

Prerequisite:    Students scoring over 24 on the Math portion of the ACT or over 550 on the SAT must take MATH 250 – College Algebra II & Trigonometry.

Class Type:    One semester course offered spring semester only

Course Description:  This course studies more advanced ideas and concepts in algebra and trigonometry. Topics include functions, graphing linear and polynomial functions, mathematical modeling, trigonometric functions, matrices, determinants, sequences and series.

Total Due:

  • All tuition and text materials costs for this course are paid to NCU by MN PSEO funding.
  • Adjunct professors are paid by NCU.
  • Fee for this 3 credit course is $15.00 ($5.00 per credit) plus a $20.00 one-time/student/semester initial administrative processing fee.
  • WEST fees will be billed online as one lump sum to the student's family upon acceptance of the student to his/her PSEO NCU courses at WEST.

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Calculus I - MATH 280 - 4 credits (coming fall of 2015)

Professor:  Heather Kipp

Prerequisite:  MATH 250 College Algebra II & Trigonometry (3 credits)

Class type:  one semester course coming fall of 2015

Course description:  This course studies basic ideas of differential calculus and its applications and an introduction to integral calculus. Topics to be covered include limits and continuity, derivatives of various functions, definite integrals fundamental theorem of calculus, indefinite integrals, and applications.  

Total Due:

  • All tuition and text materials costs for this course are paid to NCU by MN PSEO funding.
  • Adjunct professors are paid by NCU.
  • Fee for this 4 credit course is $20.00 ($5.00 per credit) plus a $20.00 one-time/student/semester initial administrative processing fee.
  • WEST fees will be billed online as one lump sum to the student's family upon acceptance of the student to his/her PSEO NCU courses at WEST.