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College Algebra

College Algebra

Sophia's College Algebra course helps you build mastery around linear, non­-linear, and other mathematical functions that include algebraic, graphic, and numeric properties. Demonstrate the application of these concepts through Sophia's scenario­-based activities designed around real world situations that help you apply this knowledge in both personal and professional settings. Full Description

  • Guaranteed Credit Transfer to Capella University
  • 4.5 quarter credits at Capella University
  • Capella University Equivalency: MAT1050 College Algebra
  • Category: Natural Science and Mathematics

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Using problem­-based learning and real­-world situations, this course teaches you how to apply knowledge in practical and relevant contexts. Our Many Ways™ learning model feature multiple teachers and various instructional styles for each concept so you can find a style that meshes with your individual learning preference. This rich, immersive experience helps you better understand and retain information, for an all­-around smarter way to learn.

Sophia's College Algebra Course helps you build mastery around linear, non­-linear, and other mathematical functions that include algebraic, graphic, and numeric properties. Demonstrate the application of these concepts through Sophia's scenario­-based activities designed around real world situations that help you apply this knowledge in both personal and professional settings.

In Sophia's College Algebra Course, you will complete a series of assessments comprised of 15 Challenge assessments and 5 Milestone assessments tied to the following learning outcomes:

  • Perform mathematical functions involving real numbers.
  • Apply mathematical concepts to linear equations, inequalities, and series/sequences.
  • Apply mathematical concepts to linear representations and systems of linear equations and inequalities.
  • Apply mathematical concepts to algebraic expressions and quadratic equations.
  • Apply mathematical concepts to functions and non­linear equations.


208 Student Reviews
by Genese W. on March 16, 2018
I am utterly grateful for Sophia Learning. This system allowed me to learn and understand the concept of my course. I will recommend Sophia Learning to anyone in college.
by Jason B. on February 15, 2018
This was a nice way to complete my math requirement. Setup time for the ID Verification Milestone took a lot longer than I expected. I should say allow 3 or 2.5 hours for the test instead of 2 hours to allow time for connecting to the proctor.
by Teresa H. on February 12, 2018
Tutoring staff was awesome
by Alexandria N. on January 22, 2018
It would be nice if the tests had more questions, that way getting one wrong isn't as devastating to the final score.
by Grant K. on January 19, 2018
This was a great option for someone who has a decent knowledge base of the subject. The tutorial videos were mostly good, but some didn't address the challenge questions very well. If I hadn't been practicing algebra for awhile, I think it would have been a big challenge.
by Carrie M. on January 16, 2018
I have been procrastinating taking a Math Course for over a year. It was the only thing standing in my way of getting my B.S. degree. After studying and testing (failing) through other programs I decided to buckle down and take the course. Although I found the topic difficult, the learning videos and support helped me finally pass the class. Sophia offers a low cost way to quickly master a topic.
by Brandon A. on January 15, 2018
Thank you! Your course was well put together and kept me engaged in the process. Both Anthony and Colleen are awesome instructors.
by ALICE F. on December 29, 2017
this course was okay would be better with better tutorials showing you how to actually solve some of the problems with the current tutorials I had a difficult time with some areas because they didn't help me learn how to solve some of the problems


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