M 305G - Preparation for Calculus

Texas Common Number: MATH 2312

Course Number Course TitleDay & TimeCourse Fee Register
M 305G Preparation for Calculus Online$850.00

Course Type: Self-Paced Online

  • Register and start the coursework at any time, then proceed through the assignments at your own pace with feedback and grading from your instructor.

Class Description:

This course presents topics from algebra, coordinate geometry, and functions needed to provide solid preparation for studying calculus or other courses in college mathematics. It also gives those students who will not take higher level mathematics courses opportunities to investigate and understand this important area of college mathematics and the role it plays in their daily lives.

View a detailed course description of M 305G.

This course is independent study and is self-paced. Students have five months upon registration in which to complete all coursework. Exams must be taken in a proctored location, with arrangements to be made by the student. Exam proctoring fees vary by site and are not included in the course fee.

Graded Assessments and Learning Modules

  • 4 learning modules
  • 12 computer-graded assignments
  • 4 instructor-graded assignments
  • 2 exams (taken at approved testing site)

Textbook(s) and Materials

  • There is no required textbook for this course. All readings are provided online.
  • Students must have access to a scanner.

Official UT Austin Course Description:

Study of advanced functions and their graphs and applications, including exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions. Introduction to rates, slopes, and derivatives. A student may not earn credit for M 305G (or 505G) after having received credit for any calculus course with a grade of at least C-. M 301, 305G (or 505G), and equivalent courses may not be counted toward a degree in mathematics.


Credit for M 301, or an appropriate score on the mathematics placement exam.

Students must have the approval of the University Extension advisor to enroll in this course. See more information about Course Approvals.

Students should contact the University Extension advisor with any questions about prerequisites or placement in our courses. All students should contact their academic advisor with any questions about how this course fulfills their degree requirements.