MAT 172 – Precalculus TrigonometryPrerequisites: MAT 171 Corequisites: None
This is the second of two courses designed to emphasize topics which are fundamental to the study of calculus. Emphasis is placed on properties and applications of transcendental functions and their graphs, right and oblique triangle trigonometry, conic sections, vectors, and polar coordinates. Upon completion, students should be able to solve practical problems and use appropriate models for analysis and prediction. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a general education course in Social & Behavioral Sciences for the AA & AS degrees. This is a Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC) course in Mathematics for the AS degree ONLY.