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Developmental Math 

The objective in developmental math is to develop and refresh the necessary arithmetic and algebraic competencies of students in order to succeed in MTH 100 and beyond.

This objective is carried out through the offering of the following Developmental Math course:

MTH 098 (Elementary Algebra) (4 SMH)

This course is a review of the fundamentals of algebra.  Topics include the real number system, linear equations and inequalities, graphing linear equations and inequalities in two variables, and systems of equations.  This course is designed to provide sufficient mathematical proficiency for entry into MTH 100 Intermediate College Algebra.

Developmental mathematics courses are non-credit courses. Developmental mathematics courses do not transfer to university level institutions. The transferability of developmental mathematics courses is limited to community colleges in the state of Alabama and perhaps some other regional community colleges.

Developmental Math Course Format:

MTH 098 is offered in a self-paced Emporium model.

Self-Paced Emporium:
In this classroom math lab format, the instructor does not have the traditional role of lecturing. Instead, all instruction and progress is made through a software platform known as ALEKS. This software allows students to begin and proceed through a class at a pace that they determine. Students are required to attend regularly scheduled class meetings but during those meeting times students are working through Modules designed by the faculty and staff. Each module has a completion requirement as well as a Module Test requirement. Students are guided by the directions of their individual instructor and are cautioned to maintain a minimum level of progress to insure course completion for a semester.

Math Lab
WCC offers Math Labs on both campuses (Wallace Campus in Dothan and Sparks Campus in Eufaula). Both locations are open and available for students to use for assistance and work in numerous mathematics courses. Developmental math classes are held in these Math Labs but students working in other math courses (such as MTH100, MTH110, MTH116, MTH112, MTH113) may also use the Math Lab for assistance and its resources.

Math Lab Hours

Wallace CampusCenter for Academic Success (CAS) Room 116
Phone: 983-3521 ext. 2351

                                   Fall and Spring        Summer
Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.  8:00 am – 8:00 pm
Friday 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Sparks Campus – Building C
Phone: 687-3543 ext. 4216

                                  Fall and Spring            Summer
Monday – Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.  8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Friday 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

Additional hours may be available by appointment with an instructor or lab director.