Technical Mathematics

PCCUA Course
MS 143
ACTS Course
3 hours


This mathematics course is designed to provide mathematical tools needed by student enrolled in selected technical and occupational (AAS) Programs. The course incorporates mathematics that helps students analyze, set up and solve problems in their various majors. Emphasis is placed upon the practical aspects of mathematics. It includes selected topics on the operation of Real Numbers; conversion of fractions, decimals and percents; ratios and proportion, percent and applications; measurement - which includes conversion between English and the Metric system; essentials of algebra, consumer/financial mathematics; statistics, graphs, and probability; topics in geometry. 


  • A score of 16 or above on ACT Math; or 31 or above on Asset Intermediate Algebra; or 21 or above on Compass Algebra; or have earned a C or better in MS 1023 Elementary Algebra