Students in this course will study the application of common algebraic functions, including polynomial, exponential, logarithmic, and rational, to problems in business, economics, and the social sciences are addressed. The applications include mathematics of finance, including simple and compound interest and annuities; systems of linear equations; matrices; linear programming; and probability, including expected value. Students/Parents/Guardians are responsible for any registration, tuition, fees and textbook costs. Students served under Free/Reduced lunch may qualify for tuition waivers. This course is equivalent to MATH 1324 - Math for Business & Social Sciences (3 credit hours).
Prerequisite & Recommendations:
Prerequisite: Algebra 2 and TSI college readiness standard for mathematics
Other Information:Note: 18 week semester course
Why Independent Study in Math - Dual Credit (Math for Business & Social Sciences - MATH 1324) 18 week?
- To provide college ready students the opportunity to gain college credit while in high school
- To support high school students as they transition to college level coursework
- Habits of Mind
- HB 5: Student may earn Performance Acknowledgement on transcript for outstanding performance in dual credit courses (12 hours, 3.0 GPA)
Who should consider taking Independent Study in Math - Dual Credit (Math for Business & Social Sciences - MATH 1324) 18 week?
- 11th-12th grade students who are interested in earning college credit and are currently ready for entry-level college coursework as indicated by:
- Successful completion of Algebra II, CPM, or Precalculus
- TAC Texas Success Initiative Exemptions that Define College Readiness:
- ACT: composite of 23 with minimum of 19 on the math test
- SAT: minimum of 530 on math test
- TSI Math Assessment: minimum of 350