Course Syllabus Spring 2006

Course Number: MATH 1112

Course Title: Trigonomtry and Analytic Geometry

Hours Credit: 3 hours

Prerequisites: MATH 1111or consent of department

Instructor: Varies (multiple sections)

Instructor Office Hours: Varies (at least 10hrs/week)

Course Description: Topics in analytic trigometry and analytic geometry. Credit for this course is not allowed if the student already has credit for 1113 or 1634.

Topics: Trigonometric Equations, Analytic Trigonometry, Applications of Trigonometric Functions, Polar Coordinates and Analytic Geometry.

Text: Precalculus, by Robert Blitzer.

Learning Outcomes: Students should be able to demonstrate:

  1. An understanding of how to find the values of the trig functions from right triangles and circles.
  2. An understanding of the graphs of the trigonometric functions
  3. An understanding of how to prove trigonometric identities
  4. An understanding of how to use sum, difference, double angle and half angle formulas
  5. An understanding of how to solve triangles using the law of sines and law of cosines
  6. An understanding of polar coordinates and graphs
  7. An understanding of conic sections and their graphs

Grading Methods: Tests, Quizzes, Final Exam, Homework; Percentages decided by instructor

Grading Scale: