Math 112: College Algebra


Rapid review of basic techniques of factoring, rational expressions, equations and inequalities; functions and graphs; exponential and logarithm functions; systems of equations; matrices and determinants; polynomials; and the binomial theorem.

If you have questions regarding whether this course will transfer to your program, please check with an academic advisor at your institution prior to registering in the course.


Math 112 Syllabus


1.5 units of high school algebra; 1 unit of high school geometry. Matriculating students at Illinois require a minimum ALEKS PPL score of 40% to register in this class. For more information visit the ALEKS page.

Credit Hours


Undergraduate Students  
Graduate Students  
Courseware Cost $81

This course uses the ALEKS assessment and learning system. Students are required to purchase an ALEKS code to access the course online. The code is non-refundable and costs $81.00. Please see our ALEKS page for more information.

Students with a Bachelor's degree will be assessed graduate level tuition rate for this course. However, one cannot receive graduate level credit for courses numbered below 400 at the University of Illinois.


Exams: This course has a 3-hour final exam.

Proctorship Information: All exams in this course will be taken online. ALEKS students will be using Respondus online proctoring for their final exams. There is a $10 fee for taking exams with Respondus. Please see our Proctor Information for further instructions.

Course Options

Please Note: Students currently registered in a University of Illinois Graduate Degree program will be restricted from registering in 16-week Academic Year-term NetMath courses. Matriculating UIUC Grad students will be allowed to register in Summer Session II NetMath courses. 

This page has information regarding the self-paced, rolling enrollment course. If you are a UIUC student interested in taking a course during the summer, you may be interested in a Summer Session II course.


Individual students enrolled in this course are assigned to a course mentor.

Course Timeline

Your time in the course begins on the date your registration is processed. This course is 16 weeks long.