#### Associate Degree Courses at CalSouthern

The following associate degree courses comprise the curriculum of CalSouthern’s Associate of Arts in Liberal Studies (AALS) program. If you have questions regarding any of these associates degree courses, or about CalSouthern’s AALS program, please contact an Enrollment Advisor today.

#### General Education

### MATH 1200 Algebra

**Credits :**3

This course focuses on the practical application of numeric, algebraic, and graphic techniques of Algebra using equations and inequalities, graphs, polynomials, exponential and logarithmic functions, and sequences, series, and probability analysis.

**Learning Outcomes:**

- Solve for a specified variable in a formula or literal equation.
- Identify and simplify imaginary and complex numbers.
- Express a relation in mapping notation and ordered pair form.
- Graph functions that are piecewise defined functions.
- Use the factor theorem to evaluate polynomials.
- Solve applications involving with oblique or nonlinear asymptotes.
- Find the domain of a logarithmic function.
- Calculate simple interest and compound interest.
- Visualize a solution in three solutions.
- Solve a system of linear inequalities.
- Recognize inconsistent and dependent systems.
- Use determinants to find whether a matrix in invertible.
- Locate points that are an equal distance from a given point and a given line.
- Distinguish between the equations of a circle, ellipse, and hyperbola.
- Introduce self and explain course expectations.
- Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
- Access information efficiently and effectively.
- Evaluate information critically and competently.

#### English

### MATH 1200 Algebra

**Credits :**3

This course focuses on the practical application of numeric, algebraic, and graphic techniques of Algebra using equations and inequalities, graphs, polynomials, exponential and logarithmic functions, and sequences, series, and probability analysis.

**Learning Outcomes:**

- Solve for a specified variable in a formula or literal equation.
- Identify and simplify imaginary and complex numbers.
- Express a relation in mapping notation and ordered pair form.
- Graph functions that are piecewise defined functions.
- Use the factor theorem to evaluate polynomials.
- Solve applications involving with oblique or nonlinear asymptotes.
- Find the domain of a logarithmic function.
- Calculate simple interest and compound interest.
- Visualize a solution in three solutions.
- Solve a system of linear inequalities.
- Recognize inconsistent and dependent systems.
- Use determinants to find whether a matrix in invertible.
- Locate points that are an equal distance from a given point and a given line.
- Distinguish between the equations of a circle, ellipse, and hyperbola.
- Introduce self and explain course expectations.
- Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
- Access information efficiently and effectively.
- Evaluate information critically and competently.

#### Humanities

### MATH 1200 Algebra

**Credits :**3

This course focuses on the practical application of numeric, algebraic, and graphic techniques of Algebra using equations and inequalities, graphs, polynomials, exponential and logarithmic functions, and sequences, series, and probability analysis.

**Learning Outcomes:**

- Solve for a specified variable in a formula or literal equation.
- Identify and simplify imaginary and complex numbers.
- Express a relation in mapping notation and ordered pair form.
- Graph functions that are piecewise defined functions.
- Use the factor theorem to evaluate polynomials.
- Solve applications involving with oblique or nonlinear asymptotes.
- Find the domain of a logarithmic function.
- Calculate simple interest and compound interest.
- Visualize a solution in three solutions.
- Solve a system of linear inequalities.
- Recognize inconsistent and dependent systems.
- Use determinants to find whether a matrix in invertible.
- Locate points that are an equal distance from a given point and a given line.
- Distinguish between the equations of a circle, ellipse, and hyperbola.
- Introduce self and explain course expectations.
- Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
- Access information efficiently and effectively.
- Evaluate information critically and competently.

#### Mathematics

### MATH 1200 Algebra

**Credits :**3

**Learning Outcomes:**

- Solve for a specified variable in a formula or literal equation.
- Identify and simplify imaginary and complex numbers.
- Express a relation in mapping notation and ordered pair form.
- Graph functions that are piecewise defined functions.
- Use the factor theorem to evaluate polynomials.
- Solve applications involving with oblique or nonlinear asymptotes.
- Find the domain of a logarithmic function.
- Calculate simple interest and compound interest.
- Visualize a solution in three solutions.
- Solve a system of linear inequalities.
- Recognize inconsistent and dependent systems.
- Use determinants to find whether a matrix in invertible.
- Locate points that are an equal distance from a given point and a given line.
- Distinguish between the equations of a circle, ellipse, and hyperbola.
- Introduce self and explain course expectations.
- Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
- Access information efficiently and effectively.
- Evaluate information critically and competently.

#### Natural Science

### MATH 1200 Algebra

**Credits :**3

**Learning Outcomes:**

- Solve for a specified variable in a formula or literal equation.
- Identify and simplify imaginary and complex numbers.
- Express a relation in mapping notation and ordered pair form.
- Graph functions that are piecewise defined functions.
- Use the factor theorem to evaluate polynomials.
- Solve applications involving with oblique or nonlinear asymptotes.
- Find the domain of a logarithmic function.
- Calculate simple interest and compound interest.
- Visualize a solution in three solutions.
- Solve a system of linear inequalities.
- Recognize inconsistent and dependent systems.
- Use determinants to find whether a matrix in invertible.
- Locate points that are an equal distance from a given point and a given line.
- Distinguish between the equations of a circle, ellipse, and hyperbola.
- Introduce self and explain course expectations.
- Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
- Access information efficiently and effectively.
- Evaluate information critically and competently.

#### Social Science

### MATH 1200 Algebra

**Credits :**3

**Learning Outcomes:**

- Solve for a specified variable in a formula or literal equation.
- Identify and simplify imaginary and complex numbers.
- Express a relation in mapping notation and ordered pair form.
- Graph functions that are piecewise defined functions.
- Use the factor theorem to evaluate polynomials.
- Solve applications involving with oblique or nonlinear asymptotes.
- Find the domain of a logarithmic function.
- Calculate simple interest and compound interest.
- Visualize a solution in three solutions.
- Solve a system of linear inequalities.
- Recognize inconsistent and dependent systems.
- Use determinants to find whether a matrix in invertible.
- Locate points that are an equal distance from a given point and a given line.
- Distinguish between the equations of a circle, ellipse, and hyperbola.
- Introduce self and explain course expectations.
- Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
- Access information efficiently and effectively.
- Evaluate information critically and competently.