Math Readiness Course

The Math Readiness Course is a non-credit math review, for students who wish to refresh their high school math skills. The course consists of approximately 22 lessons on the following topic groups:

  • algebra
  • functions and graphs
  • geometry
  • trigonometry, and
  • exponential and logarithmic functions

Please visit the Math Readiness page at the Department of Mathematics and Statistics or view the Math Readiness flyer for more information.

To register please call the Centre for Continuing and Distance Education at 306-966-5539 or email ccde.reg@usask.ca.  If you need more information, please contact Holly Fraser by email at holly.fraser@usask.ca or by phone at 306-966-2742. Staff from CCDE can help you with administrative questions; please call 306-966-1739 or email math.readiness@usask.ca.

The Math Readiness course is offered by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics and the Centre for Continuing and Distance Education, with assistance from staff from the University Learning Centre.

Course Offerings

In past years, the Math Readiness Course has been offered both as a summer course and an evening course during regular session  in Term 1 (September-December) and Term 2 (January-April), provided a sufficient number of students register.

Summer course

The course will run August 18th to 29th, Monday-Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm for a fee of $300.00 (includes materials).  If you are looking for a credit course with similar content, please see below ("Credit Course Option").

Evening course

Please note that Math Readiness is a cost-recovery course. In general, we usually need to have a minimum number of students registered in order to run the course. The offerings below are tentative.

Term 1: Fall 2014 September 23 to November 27, 2014, Tuesday and Thursday evenings, 7:00 to 9:00 pm.  The fee for this non-credit course is $300.00

Term 2: Winter 2015 (January-April 2015) -TBA

Online Math Readiness

To register for access to Online Math Readiness (a self-directed online resource containing course materials and interactive exercises), please visit the following page and complete the registration form: Online Math Readiness.

Online Math Readiness is currently available at no charge. For further information or to request an account as a non-university student, please email ulc_onlinemath@usask.ca.

 

Credit course option

For those who are interested in taking a credit course that reviews concepts from high school math, please check PAWS for "Math 102." Currently, Math 102 is on the slate of offerings for Term 2 of Spring and Summer Session 2014 (i.e. June 28-August 17) and during Quarter 4 (July 23-August 13). As well, Math 102 will be offered during Term 1 of Regular Session 2013-14. Contact the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at 306-966-6081 or by email at math@math.usask.ca for more information. Please note that a credit course means that there will be an official grade issued on your transcript, and that an academic advisor should be consulted to determine how the course will align with your degree program requirements.