Math Academy

Increase your Chances for Success with Math Academy

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The Math Academy provides students with a refresher of mathematics skills to increase chances for success in their science or transfer-level courses.  Math Academy is not an event for determining math placement.  Math Academy is offered every winter and summer sessions four days a week for three hours per day.  Study in a friendly, test-free, stress-free, and non-college credit environment!

Benefits

Students receive all of the supplies for the course free.  Plus, there is no fee to take the course.

Students who complete the Math Academy will receive:

  • A free Texas Instrument (TI-84 Plus) Calculator or Casio fx-260 Solar II to keep and use in your science or transfer-level math course (students who repeat the course are ineligible for the calculator);
  • A seal-stamped certificate of completion; and
  • A personal congratulations from the dean.


How to Sign Up for the Math Academy

Step 1: Determine which academy is right for you!

Scientific Math Academy (for science courses)

  • The Scientific Math Academy covers arithmetic skills commonly used in science lab courses.  Some topics include (but not limited to) converting numbers to scientific notation, place values and rounding, scatterplots and graphing linear equations, converting between percents, fractions, and decimals, metric system, calculating area and volume, as well as exploring exponents and logarithms.  Use this academy if you need to take any of these courses:
    • CHEM 4: Beginning Chemistry  or
    • CHEM 20: Fundamentals of Chemistry  or
    • CHEM 21A: Survey of General & Organic Chemistry

Statistics Math Academy

  • The Statistics Math Academy covers arithmetic and pre-algebra skills commonly used in introductory statistics.  Some topics include (but not limited to) place values and rounding, scatterplots and graphing linear equations, converting between percents, fractions, and decimals, calculating area, and interpreting mean and standard deviation.  Use this academy if you need to take the following course:
    • MATH 150: Elementary Statistics  or
    • COMS 180: Data-Driven Persuasion    or
    • PSYC 109A: Introduction to Statistics and Data Analysis for the Behavioral Sciences  or
    • SOCI 109A: Introduction to Statistics and Data Analysis for the Behavioral Sciences

Algebra Academy

  • The Algebra Academy covers real number solutions and applications of linear equations, quadratic equations, linear inequalities, and systems of linear equations.  Use this academy if you need to take any of these courses:
    • MATH 120: Liberal Arts Mathematics  or
    • MATH 110: Structures and Concepts in Mathematics  or
    • MATH 116: Geometry & Measurement for Prospective Elementary School Teachers

Intermediate Algebra Academy

  • The Intermediate Algebra covers a large library of basic functions and their graphs to strengthen and expand students’ algebra skills.  Use this academy if you need to take any of these courses:
    • MATH 130: College Algebra  or
    • MATH 140: Finite Mathematics  or
    • MATH 170: Trigonometry

Pre-Calculus Academy

  • The Pre-Calculus Academy covers polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions, as well as their inverses.  Use this academy if you need to take any of these courses:
    • MATH 180: Pre-Calculus or
    • MATH 165: Calculus for Business & Social Sciences  or
    • MATH 190: Calculus I

Calculus Academy

  • The Calculus Academy covers evaluating limits, and rules of differentiation and integration.  Focus will also include limits, differentiation, and integration of trigonometric functions.  Use this academy if you need to take the following course:
    • MATH 191: Calculus II

Step 2: Decide whether you want to participate in the Morning Group (Mondays through Thursdays from 9:00am - 12:00pm) or the Afternoon Group (Mondays through Thursdays from 1:00pm - 4:00pm).

 

Step 3: Click on the link below to sign up!  After you click on the link, you will be prompted to log into your MyECC account before the sign-up form appears.

https://elcamino.formstack.com/forms/math_academy

Questions? Contact Us

Math Academy

Dr. Malinni Roeun

mroeun@elcamino.edu