Prealgebra
Course Description & Policies


 

TEXTS:                                               
Prealgebra by Miller, O’Neil & Hyde 1st Edition, McGraw Hill, Inc. 2013
Math Fundamentals Review by Bogardus, Flacche, Freedman, Jackson, Owens & Tannen, 1st Edition, McGraw Hill, Inc. 2011

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
This course is designed for the college student who needs training in basic numerical processes with whole numbers,
fractions, decimals, signed numbers, ratios, proportions and percents, measurement, area, perimeter, data analysis & statistics, & solving linear equations.

ATTENDANCE POLICY:
There are NO excused absences.  A student is required to attend all class meetings.  If a class is missed the student is held responsible for the full requirements of the class.
T-R & M-W Classes:           More than 4 class absences may result in a full grade reduction.
Summer Classes:                  More than 2 class absences may result in a full grade reduction

Promptness is  required.  If a student misses the final exam, he will NOT be allowed to take a make up exam unless there is a documented emergency. Missing the final exam will result in an automatic failure of the course.       

GRADING POLICY:
Grades will be based on 3-4 exams, quizzes and a final exam. The final exam will count 25%-50% of the final course grade.  A minimum competency in  math  fundamentals is necessary to pass the course.  There are no make up quizzes.
                                                                A             90 - 100
                                                                B             80 - 89
                                                                C             70 – 79
                                                                D             60 – 69
                                                                RV          Recommended for the 4 Day Math Fundamentals Review Course
                                                                F              Below 60

ConnectMath (On-line Homework – 10% of Class Average) Course Code: 9KEVV-N6R6Y

CELL PHONE POLICY:
All cell phones will be turned OFF during class sessions. If a cell phone is answered during a test, it will result in an automatic failure of the test. Text messaging during a test will result in an automatic failure of the test. No blue tooth accessories permitted in the classroom. No text messaging permitted during class.

Camden County College is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for all persons with disabilities.  If you have specific physical, psychiatric, or learning disabilities and require accommodations, please contact the PACS Office as soon as possible to ensure that such accommodations can be implemented in a timely fashion.

Go to www.connectmath.com for on line assignments & help.  Click on the link marked “Sign up now” (in the center, towards the lower part of the page, under NEW USER)  and supply the course code with other information when prompted.



 
 

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