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Charleston Southern University    
 
    
 
  Dec 17, 2017
 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog
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MATH 099 - Beginning Algebra


(4 hours) Prerequisites: Admission to CSU through the Bridge Program or appropriate score on the MATH Placement Exam. A course in basic algebra skills for students who are deemed at risk in the area of Mathematics. Topics include properties of the real numbers; fundamental operations with linear expressions, solutions of linear equations and inequalities; operations on polynomial expressions, including polynomial division; graphing linear equations on the Cartesian Coordinate system; functions; factoring of quadratic and other polynomial expressions; solving quadratic equations; operations on rational and radical expressions; solving rational and radical equations. Course is required of students accepted Into the Bridge program. Class meets 4 lecture hours and a (minimum of one) 30-minute individual tutoring appointment every week. Students must pass the course with a ‘C’ or better before matriculating from the Bridge Program and/or to any other Mathematics course. This course may not be attempted more than twice. Students receive institutional credit only. Note: 099 courses will be calculated in student GPAs but will not be included in the earned hours toward graduation (CSU students typically need 125 hours for graduation).



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