This university preparatory course prepares students for Calculus and AP Calculus. Sources in college -level mathematics begin with a good understanding of Algebra. The goal of Pre-Calculus is to help students develop this understanding. It is designed for students planning to major in science fields at the university level. The core topics of this course are functions and graphs, polynomial and rational functions, exponential and logarithms, trigonometry, analytic trigonometry,sequences, counting principles, probability, and statistics. Graphing calculators are used in this course.