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Peer Course Assistants

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Peer Course Assistants (PCAs) are assigned to support students in specific 100-level mathematics courses. The availability of PCAs varies from semester to semester, depending on the instructors. Typically, each PCA helps the instructor in and out of the classroom and holds approximately 3 hours of scheduled study sessions per week. Students are surveyed at the beginning of each semester to determine the best times for study sessions.

Unlike tutors, Peer Course Assistants do not have to be math majors. Ideally, the PCA has already taken the course with the instructor, has excelled in it, and has developed a rapport with the instructor.

The following typically have PCAs:

  • MATH 120 – Applied Algebra and Trigonometry
  • MATH 130 – Pre-Calculus
  • MATH 141 – Introductory Statistics
  • MATH 151 – Calculus I
  • MATH 152 – Calculus II
  • MATH 171 – Structure of Number Systems
  • MATH 172 – Applications of Number Systems

Ready to Work with a PCA?


Math Center Staff

Match Center Staff

Eileen Phillips
Director of the Math Center
603-358-2387

Barbara Yardley
Administrative Assistant
603-358-2023

Allysha Hunter
Math Center Testing Coordinator

Jeff Graham
Professional Statistics Tutor

To leave a phone message for Allysha or Jeff, please call Barbara at 603-358-2023.

Contact us or drop by the Math Center at 88 Winchester Street for more information.

Praxis Math Help

Need help with the Math portion of the Praxis Core Exam or Praxis Subject Assessment Mathematics Subtest?

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