This section is a Distance Learning course taught using Blackboard via the Internet. Proctored testing is required for this class. Tests may be taken at TNCC's Testing Center or, for those who live a distance away, at another prearranged site. The testing site and proctor must be approved by the instructor. Typically there will be 3 to 5 proctored tests/exams required. Students must have regular access to a computer and the Internet to successfully complete this course. Orientations for Spring 2014 will be held on Thursday, January 9, from 5-6 pm in the Mary T. Christian Auditorium in Templin Hall on the Hampton Campus and Wednesday, January 8, from 5-6 pm in the Commonwealth Classroom - room 110 - on the Historic Triangle Campus. If you cannot attend the orientation session there is an online orientation located at: http://www.tncc.edu/blackboard/orientation.htm. Please contact the instructor for more details: http://tncc.edu/directory.
(3 credits) Students are required to have a graphing calculator for this course. The TI-83 or TI-83 Plus is recommended. Prerequisite(s): ENF 1 or ENF 2 and competency in Math Essentials units 1-9 as demonstrated through the placement and diagnostics tests, or by satisfactorily completing the required Math Essentials units or equivalent. (Credit will not be awarded for both MTH 163 and MTH 166.) Presents topics in college algebra, matrices and determinants, and algebraic, exponential, and logarithmic functions. Lecture 3 hours per week.