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Mathematics Track

Illinois Tech’s mathematics track for high school dual-enrollment courses is designed for students to sequentially build their math skills. Students can take the courses below independently or as part of a sequence, but some courses have prerequisites. Check out the course descriptions below for more information about each course. 

Additionally, because of the rigor of the courses, this track will be offered primarily as an in-person track and will support students who are interested in STEM pathways that require math prerequisite skills such as computer science or engineering. 

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MATH 147: College Algebra (Four credits)

This course is an in-depth study of the properties of the set of real numbers; operations with exponents (integer and rational), radicals, and logarithms; simplifying polynomials and rational expressions; and solving equations, inequalities, and systems of equations.

  • Type: In person only
  • Term: Fall
  • When: Section One (15543): Monday/Wednesday/Friday, 8:35–9:50 a.m. with Lynda Zenati; Section Two (15544): Monday/Wednesday/Friday, 10–11:15 a.m. with Kawkab Alhejoj
  • Requirements: Taken and received a grade of B or higher in high school algebra; minimum 2.5 grade-point average on a 4.0 scale

MATH 148: Pre-Calculus (Four credits)

A review of algebra and analytic geometry, including functions, limits, and derivatives; trigonometry, trigonometric functions, and their derivatives; inverse functions, inverse trigonometric functions, and their derivatives; and exponential and logarithmic functions. This course does not count toward any mathematics requirements in business, computer science, engineering, mathematics, or natural science degree programs.

  • Type: In person only
  • Term: Fall
  • When: Section One (10285): Monday/Wednesday/Friday, 8:30–9:50 a.m. with Paul Musial; Section Two (11070, with Lynda Zenati)/(10286, with Gorjana Popovic): Monday/Wednesday/Friday, 10–11:15 a.m.; Section Three (12670, with Kawkab Alhejoj)/(12749, with Gorjana Popovic): Monday/Wednesday/Friday, 11:25 a.m.–12:40 p.m.; Section 4 (15545): Monday/Wednesday/Friday, 1:50–3:05 p.m. with Paul Musial

MATH 152: Calculus II (Five credits)

This course covers indeterminate forms and improper integrals, polar coordinates, and numerical series and power series expansions.

  • Type: In person only
  • Term: Fall
  • When: Section One (10288, with Joseph Shive): Lecture—Monday/Wednesday/Friday, 1:50–3:05 p.m.; Lab—Tuesday, 1:50–3:05 p.m.; Section Two (11071, with Kapila Attele): Lecture—Tuesday/Thursday 5–6:45 p.m.; Lab—Tuesday, 3:15–4:30 p.m. 
  • Requirements: Grade of “C” or higher in Math 151

MATH 151: Calculus I (Four credits)

The course covers analytic geometry, functions and their graphs, limits and continuity, derivatives of algebraic and trigonometric functions, applications of the derivative, and introduction to integrals and their applications.

  • Type: In person only
  • Term: Spring
  • When:
    • Lecture: MWF: 5–6:15 p.m.
    • Lab: W: 3:15–4:30 p.m.
  • Requirements: Grade of “B” or higher in high school pre-calculus