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Would you like to take a FREE class this summer? How about two?
In the Summer Bridge program, eligible first-time college students will take SLS1122 Managing Your Success and a math course FREE of charge. In this 6-week program, you will:
- Learn strategies and skills needed to be academically successful and ensure a smooth, stress-free transition into college;
- Obtain 6+ credits valued at over $800;
- Develop your leadership skills, meet new friends and discover how to become a better student;
- Receive intensive math support.
Program will be held at the Daytona campus. Classes begin on June 29.
SLS1122 Managing Your Success, 3.0 sem hrs
This course is designed to assist students in becoming engaged learners while transitioning to Daytona State College. Emphasis is on orienting students to college resources, academic expectations and career planning, time/money management, technology, student services/organizations and academic integrity. This course is a graduation requirement for students in the Associate of Arts (A.A.) degree.
You may test into one of the following math courses:
MAT0018C Mathematics I (Pre-Algebra) and Lab, 4.0 college prep hrs
Topics include: A review of the basic arithmetic operations of whole numbers, mixed numbers, fractions, decimals and percents, ratio and proportion, basic operations of real numbers, simplifying algebra expressions and solving basic linear equations. (MAT 0018C cannot be used toward A.A. or A.S. degree requirements.)
MAT0028C Mathematics II (Elementary Algebra) and Lab, 4.0 college prep hrs
Topics include: An introduction to algebra: a review of basic operations of real numbers, solving linear equations containing parentheses, fractions, and decimals, graphing linear equations in two variables, polynomials and properties of exponents and factoring. MAT 0028C cannot be used toward A.A. or A.S. degree requirements.
MAT0056L Developmental Mathematics II Lab, 2.0 college prep hrs
This course is a review of basic algebra including but not limited to, operations of real numbers, solving linear equations containing parentheses, fractions, and decimals. Additional topics include graphing linear equations in two variables, polynomials and properties of exponents and factoring. Other topics will include quadratic functions, absolute value functions, radical functions and rational functions, with a focus on simplifying, adding and multiplying these functions as well as methods to solve equations involving these types of functions. Other topics include inequalities, functional equations, and applied problems, systems of equations, quadratic formula, complex numbers, and completing the square. MAT 0056L cannot be used toward A.A. or A.S. degree requirements.
MAC1105 College Algebra, 3.0 sem hrs
Topics include: Polynomial and rational equations and inequalities, graphs of functions, rate of change, transformations, extreme values, modeling, combining functions, one-to-one and inverse functions, exponential functions, logarithmic functions, laws of logarithms, exponential and logarithmic equations, modeling, systems of equations, linear systems in three variables, nonlinear systems of equations, and linear and nonlinear systems of inequalities. (Prerequisite: Appropriate placement scores, successful completion of college prep course or qualified developmental exemption or passed MAT 1033 with grade "C" or better or permission of chairperson). This course will help satisfy the graduation requirements of the Associate of Arts (A.A.) degree.
MGF2106 Survey in Mathematics, 3.0 sem hrs
This course is designed to motivate students and to illustrate the relevance of mathematics in everyday life. The objective of this course is not to focus on algebraic manipulation, but rather on the understanding and interpretation of real world applications. Topics include a review of the basic operations of real numbers, sets, linear functions, systems of linear equations, linear programming, introduction to probability and statistics, interest and annuities, and geometry. (Prerequisite: Appropriate placement scores, successful completion of college prep course or qualified developmental exemption or passed MAT 0028C with grade "B" or better or permission of chairperson.) This course will help satisfy the graduation requirements of the Associate of Arts (A.A.) degree.
STA2023 Elementary Statistics, 3.0 sem hrs
Topics include: A survey of descriptive statistics and graphs, probability, random variables, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, sampling, types of distributions, correlation and regression, and statistical applications. This course will help satisfy the graduation requirements of the Associate of Arts (A.A.) degree.
- You must be a first-generation, low-income student, or student with disabilities.
- You must have a high school diploma or GED.
- You must be a Florida resident.
- You must be admitted into Daytona State College.
- You must not have already completed SLS 1122.
- You must be available June 29 - August 10.
Eligible applicants must complete an application AND attach copies of the five documents shown below.
For questions, please contact Robert Jacobs:
• In person: Daytona State College, Building 500 Baker Academic Support Center, Office 110
• Email: Robert.Jacobs@daytonastate.edu
• Mail: 1200 W. International Speedway Boulevard
Daytona Beach, FL 32114