Course Equivalents
Course Equivalents for MATH 120 at Metropolitan State University in Spring 2021 (Jan  May)
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Anoka Technical College
MATH 1400  Algebra & Trigonometry  5 credits

This course combines material taken from algebra and trigonometry. Topics covered include signed numbers, exponents, algebraic expressions, solving equations, proportion, variation, and systems of measurement. Graphs, scientific and engineering notation, and unit analysis will be used. Right triangle trigonometry applications and trig functions in any quadrant will also be included. Special attention will be given to vectors and sine wave analysis. Applications for technical trades will be included in the course curriculum. (Prerequisites: MATH 0801 or appropriate score on placement test) (5 credits lecture/0 credits lab)
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AnokaRamsey Community College
MATH 1210  PreCalculus  5 credits
Mathematical/Logical Reasoning (04)

(MnTC Goal 4)
Prerequisites: Appropriate score on the math placement test or recommendation from your Math 0250 instructor
This course is intended to be a onesemester path to Calculus for students who have had at least three years of high school mathematics, including trigonometry. This course consists of material from Math 1200 and Math 1201. Topics include polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions and their inverses; systems of equations and inequalities; matrices and determinants; trigonometric identities; equations and applications; parametric equations; polar coordinates; sequences and series; probability; conics and modeling. (Cannot be taken for credit if student has received credit for both Math 1200 and Math 1201.)
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MATH 1201  College Algebra II and Trigonometry  4 credits
Mathematical/Logical Reasoning (04)

(Meets MnTC Goal 4)
Prerequisites: MATH 1200 with a grade C or better or appropriate score on math placement test
Topics covered are trigonometric and circular functions; trigonometric identities and equations; inverse trigonometric functions; rational functions; introduction to matrices and determinants; conics; parametric equations; polar coordinates; and modeling.
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Bemidji State University
MATH 1470  Precalculus  5 credits
Mathematical/Logical Reasoning (04)

Intended to provide the essential mathematical background needed in calculus. Topics include equation solving, functions (including polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic, trigonometric, and inverse trigonometric), identities, applications, and parametric equations. A graphing calculator is required. Prerequisites: Three years of high school mathematics (including two years of algebra with a half year of trigonometry strongly recommended) and an appropriate score on the Mathematics Placement Test, or completion of MATH 1170 with a grade of C or better. Liberal Education Goal Area 4.
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Central Lakes College
MATH 1472  Precalculus  5 credits
Mathematical/Logical Reasoning (04)

This course is intended to provide the essential mathematical background needed in calculus. Topics include equation solving, functions (polynomial, radical, rational, exponential, logarithmic, trigonometric, and inverse trig), identities, applications, and parametric/polar graphing. MnTC Goal 4
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Century College
MATH 1062  College Algebra II with Trigonometry (Online)  5 credits
Mathematical/Logical Reasoning (04)

This course is the second course of a twosemester sequence for students planning to take MATH 1081 Calculus I. Topics include right triangle trigonometry, trigonometric functions of any real number, graphs of trigonometric functions, trigonometric equations and identities, and inverse trigonometric functions. Course content will also cover systems of nonlinear equations and inequalities, sequences and series, parametric equations, polar coordinates, conic sections, and basic vector operations. A graphing calculator is required. Instruction will be provided in the use of the TI83/TI84 calculator.
Prerequisite(s): Placement into MATH 1062 or higher, or MATH 1061 with a grade of C or higher.
Recommendation: Eligible for collegelevel Reading and English.
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Inver Hills Community College
MATH 1119  College Algebra II  4 credits
Mathematical/Logical Reasoning (04)
Critical Thinking (02) 
Prepares students for Calculus I (MATH 1133) when taken in sequence with College Algebra I (MATH 1118). Topics include trigonometric functions and their graphs, trigonometric identities and applications, law of sines and cosines, solving trigonometric and parametric equations, conic sections, polar coordinates and graphing functions in polar form, vectors and the complex plane. Use of technology will be embedded throughout the course.
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MATH 1127  PreCalculus  5 credits
Mathematical/Logical Reasoning (04)
Critical Thinking (02) 
Prepares students for Calculus I (MATH 1133). Topics include the study of algebraic, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions; graphing functions using transformations; inverse functions; polynomial, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric equations; applied problems; trigonometric identities. Time permitting, building models from data may be included. Use of technology will be embedded throughout the course. Recommendation based on the Inver Hills Assessment Test results or grade of B or higher in MATH 0940 or MATH 0880 within the last 2 years.
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Itasca Community College
MATH 1121  Precalculus  4 credits
Mathematical/Logical Reasoning (04)
Critical Thinking (02) 
This course covers functions (polynomial, rational, exponential, trigonometric and logarithmic), their graphs, and using them as models to analyze real applications. This course meets MTC areas 2 and 4.
Prerequisite(s): Four years high school math including trigonometry, or consent of instructor
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Lake Superior College
MATH 1150  PreCalculus  5 credits
Mathematical/Logical Reasoning (04)

This course covers algebraic operations, functions, theory of equations, inequalities, absolute value graphing, logarithmic, exponentials, and analytic trigonometry. It is intended to be taken as a review course covering topics of both College Algebra and Trigonometry and will move quickly through the topics. MTC goal areas: (4) Mathematical/Logical Reasoning. (Prerequisites: MATH0470 or MATH 0480 with a "C" or better or appropriate placement test score) (5 hrs lec/0 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
Note: MATH1100 and MATH1130 taken in sequence are the equivalent of MATH1150.
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Minneapolis Community and Technical College
MATH 1120  Precalculus 2  3 credits
Mathematical/Logical Reasoning (04)

This is the second course in a sequence of two courses which will prepare you to take calculus. Topics in this course include trigonometric functions, graphs, identities, equations, multipleangle formulas, inverse trigonometric functions, law of sines and cosines, vectors, trigonometric forms of complex numbers, De Moivre's theorem, equations in polar coordinates and their graphs, applications, and parametric equations.
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MATH 1125  Accelerated Precalculus  5 credits
Mathematical/Logical Reasoning (04)

This course is for students who have previously had high school algebra and trigonometry, but who are not prepared to start calculus, and want to take on a fastpaced refresher course covering precalculus topics. Topics will include: Functionsgraphing and properties; polynomial and rational functions; modeling; fundamental theorem of algebra; exponential and logarithmic functions; trigonometric functions; trigonometric identities, formulas, equations, and inverses; systems of linear equations; partial fraction decomposition; polar coordinates; conics; and parametric equations.
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Minnesota State College Southeast
MATH 1225  PreCalculus  3 credits
Mathematical/Logical Reasoning (04)

Precalculus is designed to increase students' knowledge about mathematical and logical modes of thinking and will provide students the skills necessary for the successful completion of calculus. Topics include polymonials and rational functions; exponential and logarithmic functions; trigonometric functions of real numbers and angles; analytical trigonometry; polar coordinates and vectors; and sequences and series. Precalculus is a Minnesota Transfer Level Course. (Meets MnTC Goal 4) (Prerequisite: A minimum score of 50 in the college level math section of the ACCUPLACER basic skills test or a minimum score of 22 on the math subject area of the ACT test or successful completion of MATH1025) (3 credits: 3 lecture/0 lab)
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Minnesota State University Moorhead
MATH 142  PreCalculus  5 credits
Mathematical/Logical Reasoning (04)

Includes equations, complex numbers, functions, polynomials, exponential and logarithmic functions, and trigonometric functions, equations and applications. Students who have successfully completed MATH 127 College Algebra are encouraged to take MATH 143 Trigonometry rather than MATH 142. Requires a B or better in MATH 099. MnTC Goal 4.
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Minnesota State University, Mankato
MATH 115  Precalculus Mathematics  4 credits
Mathematical/Logical Reasoning (04)

This course will cover topics of precalculus mathematics. Topics covered will include functions, graphs of functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, conic sections, systems of equations and inequalities, matrices, trigonometric functions, circular functions, vectors and complex numbers, induction, series and probability.
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Minnesota West Community and Technical College
MATH 1113  PreCalculus  4 credits
Mathematical/Logical Reasoning (04)

Reviews the concepts of college algebra and then extends those ideas to trigonometry and analytic geometry. Exponential, logarithmic, and polynomial functions are emphasized in the review. The course explores rectangular coordinates and angles, solutions of right triangles, unit circles, radian measure, trigonometric functions and their inverses, trigonometric graphs, trigonometric equations and identities, complex numbers, conic sections and other analytic geometry topics such as polar coordinates, parametric equations, sums and geometric series, and vectors. Prerequisite: MATH 1111 or placement by multiple measures.
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Normandale Community College
MATH 1500  PreCalculus  5 credits
Mathematical/Logical Reasoning (04)

This course is intended to prepare students for a multipleterm calculus sequence. This is an accelerated treatment of all elementary functions from MATH 1100, followed by a thorough treatment of trigonometric functions. Other topics include: polar coordinates and equations, complex numbers, DeMoivre's Theorem, vectors and their applications, the conic sections, and parametric equations. You may not receive credit for both MATH 1500 and MATH 1150.
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North Hennepin Community College
MATH 1180  College Algebra and PreCalculus  5 credits
Mathematical/Logical Reasoning (04)

This course is a very accelerated combination of Math 1150 and 1170 in one semester. It is recommended for strong students or can be used also as a refresher course for students who have successfully completed those two courses in the past. Topics include polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic, trigonometric, inverse trigonometric functions, vectors, conic sections, and sequences and series. Additional topics may include polar coordinates or parametric equations.
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MATH 1170  PreCalculus  4 credits
Mathematical/Logical Reasoning (04)

This is a comprehensive course in trigonometry and extended topics in algebra. Topics include trigonometric functions and their graphs, inverse trigonometric functions and their graphs, trigonometric identities and equations, applications of trigonometry, conic sections, the binomial theorem, and sequences and series. Additional topics may include mathematical induction, combinations and permutations, and systems of nonlinear equations.
Prerequisites: College math placement level or successful completion of Math 1150 with grade of "C" or better
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Northland Community and Technical College
MATH 1113  PreCalculus  5 credits
Mathematical/Logical Reasoning (04)

(Fulfills MNTC Area: 4) This is a firstyear course designed for students who wish to enter the calculus track. Content includes equations and inequalities, polynomial and rational functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, analytic trigonometry, analytic geometry, and conic sections. Students who have taken MATH1110 will not receive credit for this course. Prerequisites: MATH0094, or MATH0098, or appropriate Math assessment score.
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Ridgewater College
MATH 1160  Trigonometry  3 credits
Mathematical/Logical Reasoning (04)

Trigonometric functions, identities, and equations; right triangle trigonometry; circular functions; trigonometric and polar form of complex numbers.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MATH 1120 or appropriate score on the math placement exam.
MnTC Goal: 4
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COMBINED WITH  
MATH 1120  College Algebra  4 credits
Mathematical/Logical Reasoning (04)

Short review of elementary algebra topics; general problem solving strategies; solving first degree, second degree, and absolute value equations and inequalities; linear, quadratic, exponential, and logarithmic functions; systems of linear equations and inequalities; matrix algebra; solving polynomial equations; quadratic systems; fundamental geometric concepts.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MATH 0980 or appropriate score on the math placement exam.
MnTC Goal: 4
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Riverland Community College
MATH 1115  Pre Calculus  5 credits
Mathematical/Logical Reasoning (04)
Critical Thinking (02) 
This course is for students requiring further experience with advanced algebra prior to calculus. Topics include trigonometric functions and their inverses, Law of Sines, Law of Cosines, complex numbers, linear and nonlinear inequalities and equations; mathematical induction, analytic trigonometry, sequences, series, higher order rational, polynomial, exponential and logarithmic functions. Optional: matrices, vectors, graphing polar equations. Prerequisite: Math 1110 with grade of C or better or qualifying score on placement exam. MnTC (Goals 4/MA and 2/CT); (5 Cr  5 lect, 0 lab)
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Rochester Community and Technical College
MATH 1117  Precalculus  4 credits
Mathematical/Logical Reasoning (04)

This course is for students requiring further experience with advanced algebra. Topics include trigonometric functions and their inverses, trigonometric identities and equations, applications of trigonometry, graphing polar equations, conic sections, mathematical induction, sequences, series, and a review of many algebra topics. (Prerequisites: Successful completion of MATH 1115 with a grade of B or better recommended or appropriate score on placement or ACT test. College level reading).
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Saint Paul College
MATH 1730  College Algebra  IN ZOOM  3 credits
Mathematical/Logical Reasoning (04)

This course covers algebraic functions and their applications. Topics include linear and quadratic functions, functions and graphs, polynomial and rational functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, systems of equations and inequalities, matrix algebra, discrete algebra, the binomial theorem, and probability. Graphing calculators are used to further the student's understanding of essential mathematical concepts. Students wanting to take Calculus will have the option of taking either PreCalculus or both College Algebra and Trigonometry as their prerequisites. (Prerequisite(s): MATH 0920 with a "C" or better, or appropriate assessment score) (MnTC: Goal 4) 3C/3/0/0
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COMBINED WITH  
MATH 1750  Trigonometry  3 credits
Mathematical/Logical Reasoning (04)

This course introduces trigonometric functions and their applications. Topics in trigonometry include angles and the unit circle, graphs of functions, equations, identities, triangles, and the Laws of Sines and Cosines. Vectors, polar coordinates, and parametric equations will also be explored. A review of the fundamentals of functions will be included at the beginning of the course. Students wanting to take Calculus will have the option of taking either Precalculus or both College Algebra and Trigonometry as their prerequisites. (Prerequisite(s): MATH 1730 College Algebra with a grade of "C" or better, or appropriate assessment score) (MnTC: Goal 4) 3C/3/0/0
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MATH 1762  PreCalculus  5 credits
Mathematical/Logical Reasoning (04)

PreCalculus is often described as an accelerated version of College Algebra and Trigonometry. This course introduces algebraic and trigonometric functions and their applications. Topics include polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic functions, sequences, series, and limits. Vectors, parametric equations, and analytic geometry will also be explored. In addition, this course covers trigonometric functions, identities and equations and the laws of sines and cosines. (Prerequisite(s): MATH 0920 Intermediate Algebra with a grade of ¿C¿ or better, or MATH 1730 College Algebra with a grade of ¿C¿ or better, or appropriate assessment score) (MnTC: Goal 4) 5C/5/0/0
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Southwest Minnesota State University
MATH 135  Precalculus  5 credits
Mathematical/Logical Reasoning (04)

A detailed study of the mathematics needed for calculus. Concepts are presented and explored from symbolic, graphical, and numerical perspectives. Basic concepts covered include polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions, complex numbers, linear systems, numerical patterns, sequences and series. Students who do not meet the stated requirements may be dropped from the course.
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St. Cloud State University
MATH 115  S2S (WTMR) Precalculus  5 credits
Mathematical/Logical Reasoning (04)

Functions and their graphs; polynomial, rational, radical, logarithmic, trigonometric and inverse trigonometric functions; algebraic and trigonometric equations and inequalities, identities, systems of equations, applications. No more than 6 credits from MATH 112, 113, and MATH 115 may be counted toward graduation. Prereq.: MATH 072 or high school advanced algebra with a satisfactory math placement score. 5 Cr. F, S.
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St. Cloud Technical & Community College
MATH 1380  Precalculus  5 credits
Mathematical/Logical Reasoning (04)

Meets MN Transfer Goal 4  Mathematical/Logical Reasoning. The course is designed for students who have sound algebra skills. The primary goals of this course are to help individuals acquire a solid foundation in the basic skills of college algebra and trigonometry, showing how college algebra and trigonometry can be used to model and solve authentic realworld problems. This course is intended to be a onesemester path to calculus for students who have had at least three years of high school mathematics, including trigonometry. This course consists of material from MATH 1300 and MATH 1320. Course topics include polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions and their inverses; systems of equations and inequalities; introduction to linear programming, matrices and determinants; trigonometric identities; equations and applications, parametric equations; polar coordinates; sequences and series; mathematical induction, probability; conics; and modeling. (Cannot be taken for credit if student has received credit for both MATH 1300 and MATH 1320).
STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
* apply the basic mathematical concepts that form the foundation of algebra and trigonometry
* utilize procedures for manipulating algebraic and trigonometric expressions and equations
* demonstrate and apply critical thinking skills to solve a variety of problems
* apply algebraic principles appropriately to applications
* utilize a systematic approach to problem solving which incorporates verbal, numeric, visual and symbolic strategies
* communicate mathematical understanding to others verbally and in written form
* expand mathematical reasoning skills and formal logic to develop convincing mathematical arguments
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Vermilion Community College
MATH 1557  Precalculus: College Algebra and Trigonometry  5 credits
Mathematical/Logical Reasoning (04)

Precalculus begins with the concepts of functions and solving algebraic equations. The course covers polynomials, rational, radical, exponential, logarithmic, and inverse functions and their graphs. The trigonometric portion of the course consists of right triangle trigonometry, laws of sine and cosine, applications, trigonometric identities, and graphing. The course concludes with an introduction to limits and differentiation..
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Winona State University
MATH 120  Precalculus  4 credits
Mathematical/Logical Reasoning (04)

A study of topics designed to give students the skills necessary for successful completion of MATH 212  Calculus I. Emphasis is on equation solving, symbolic/algebraic manipulation, and graphing of rational, exponential, logarithmic and trigonometric functions. Prerequisite: Qualifying score on the mathematics placement exam or MATH 115. Meets GOAL 4.
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