Foundational Mathematics Support Certificate of Competency
Effective Fall 2019
Foundational Mathematics Support is a noncredit program for all Las Positas College students. Th is pathway is designed to offer students prior and concurrent support as they prepare for the credit intermediate algebra-level math course required at Las Positas to earn an Associate’s Degree in Arts or Science (AA/AS). Embedded are essential study and life skills to develop each student holistically as well as rigorous learning support of prerequisite and key math concepts. Prior to starting math courses, Math Jam assists students prepare for the intermediate algebra-level, credit math class required for an AA/AS degree. During the semester, concurrent support courses enable students to receive rigorous prerequisite review of math concepts and study skills to apply in their math classes. Research at our college and similar community colleges have shown that supports such as these have a huge impact on student retention and success rates.
|NMAT 261 (Math Jam for Prealgebra Preparation)||30-60|
|NMAT 262 (Math Jam for Elementary Algebra Preparation)||30-60|
|NMAT 263 (Math Jam for Intermediate Algebra Preparation)||30-60|
|NMAT 210C (Concurrent Support for Elementary Algebra)||54|
|NMAT 255C (Concurrent Support for Intermediate Algebra)||54|