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Student Learning Outcomes

Course Name: Elementary Algebra
Course Number: Math 51
Course Objectives:
  • Students will be able to solve a wide variety of equations without being given the type of equation.
  • Math students feel they have the resources necessary for their success.
  • Students will feel that mathematics is a beneficial part of their education
  • Communicate effectively in mathematical language.
  • Simplify algebraic expressions including linear, quadratic, rational, and radical.
  • Solve linear equations and inequalities, rational equations, and equations involving radicals.
  • Solve quadratic equations using the methods of factoring, completing the square, and the quadratic formula.
  • Graph solutions of linear equations in the Cartesian Coordinate System.
  • Write equations of lines given specific information about the line.
  • Solve and graph solutions of linear inequalities in one and two variables.
  • Solve systems of linear equations.
  • Perform operations with polynomials including adding, subtracting, multiplying, dividing, and factoring.
  • Develop problem-solving techniques by solving a wide variety of applications.
  • Students will be able to factor a wide variety of polynomials.