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Math-102 - Trigonometry - Jeremy Goodman

Professor:Jeremy Goodman
  • Online
Course Length:
  • 8 Week


This 8-week course is taught 100% online. You will not be required to attend synchronous meetings. There will be videos in Canvas for all of the topics covered. The videos cover the lecture handouts for each section. You will find the handouts in Canvas.

Course Description

We will cover chapters 1 through 8 in the text.  Topics will include right triangles, static and dynamic trigonometry, radians, trigonometric graphs, trigonometric identities, inverse trigonometric functions, trigonometric equations, vectors, complex numbers, polar coordinates, and other topics if time permits.

What to Expect in this Course

You must log into Canvas and submit your first discussion on the first day of classes and submit your first assignment by Wednesday, of the first week at midnight. If are not completing your assigned work, you may be dropped from the course.

You will need to have access to Canvas to take the course. Through Canvas you will be able to access the online work, submit book assignments and exams, and access all of the other instructional tools.

Student Learning Outcomes:  By completing the course, the student will be able to define the six trigonometric functions and analyze them through graphing, proving identities, and solving equations.

Types of Assessments

In addition to discussion boards and daily homework, you will have regular online quizzes (approximately 2 per week), 3 exams that you will submit online, and one comprehensive final exam that you will also submit online.

Textbook Information / Link to ZTC Textbook

Required textbook:  Trigonometry, 2nd ed., Coburn and Herdlick

You will need to have access to Canvas to take the course. Through Canvas, you will be able to access the course materials and submit your work.  A scientific calculator or an equivalent app would be helpful for homework.

Other Relevant Course Information

Additional Helpful Materials:

  1. Computer with internet access
  2. Computer speakers or headphones
  3. Webcam (or camera smartphone with Zoom App) for optional webinars
  4. Scientific Calculator
  5. Scanner or Smartphone with scanning app

Additional Resources


This course can be accessed on the first day of class via Canvas at Log into Canvas using your CanyonsID single sign-on:

  • CanyonsID Username is your COC student email address (Ex:
  • CanyonsID Password is your COC student email password

Please visit the Get to Know Your Online Classroom page for help logging into Canvas and for tips on using Canvas and Zoom. Canvas Chat Support is also available 24/7 for any Canvas related issues.

Online Education

Check out the Online Education website for more information on a variety of topics that can help you be a successful online student such as: exam proctoring, learning styles, computer skills, and tips for student success. If this is your first online course, feel free to take our online learning readiness assessment to assess your skills.

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The Counseling Department offers appointments online. You can schedule an appointment by visiting the Online Counseling website. Counselors can help you map out a plan to reach your educational goals as well as advise you on course selection and registration.

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Last updated: 05/27/2021 Sub#: 103