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Graduate Course Details
Number MSM 703
Title Precalculus for Middle School Teachers
Credits 3.0
Prerequisites MSM701 and acceptance into the Master of Arts in Teaching Middle School Mathematics program or permission of the Program Coordinator. Not available for degree credit towards the MAT or MS mathematics programs


This course is intended to bridge the gap between algebra and calculus. It will develop a firm understanding of the concept of function, how to graphically represent various functions, analyze their behavior and create new functions from old. The course will look closely at various function classes including polynomials, exponential, logarithmic and trigonometric. Functions will be used to model real-life situations.