MAT 130 or placement by the Mathematics Diagnostic Test. Prerequisites are strictly enforced
by the Math Department. A prerequisite can only be waived by the approval of the instructor and
the department chair.
Textbooks and other materials
Precalculus (DePaul Custom Edition), 8th Edition, by M. Sullivan, Pearson-Prentice Hall, 2008.
ISBN 0558261469. A scientific calculator such as any TI with model number between TI81 and
TI 84 Plus is required.
Summary of Course
Chapter 4 Polynomials and Rational
4.5 Real zeros of a polynomial function
Appendix A.7 Complex numbers
4.6 Complex zeros and the fundamental
theorem of algebra
Chapter 6 Trigonometric Functions
6.1 Angles and their measures
6.2 Trigonometric functions
6.3 Properties of the trigonometric functions
6.4 Graphs of the sine and cosine functions