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Course Overview

This course is designed to achieve mathematical literacy among liberal arts students. It includes the mathematics, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills needed to make informed judgments in the contexts of science, technology, and society. Topics include number sense, use of percentages, algebra, linear modeling, descriptive statistics, graphing, data analysis, and finance. This is not a traditional abstract math class; rather it focuses on using mathematics and quantitative reasoning as valuable tools for comprehending the world in which we live.

MAT 40, 45, or satisfactory scores on appropriate mathematics placement exams

Program: Mathematics

Credit: 3

Other Courses

MAT-320

History of Mathematics

A survey of the history of mathematics from…

Mathematics

Credits 3

MAT-328

Differential Equations

Ordinary differential equations of first-order and first-degree, high…

Mathematics

Credits 3

MAT-340

Introduction to Number…

A study of properties of integer numbers. Divisibility…

Mathematics

Credits 3

MAT-348

Introduction to Cryptography

This is an introductory course in cryptography. It…

Mathematics

Credits 3

MAT-360

Introduction to Operations…

This course covers linear programming, the simplex algorithm,…

Mathematics

Credits 3

MAT-361

Numerical Analysis

Numerical differentiation, integration, interpolation, approximation of data, approximation…

Mathematics

Credits 3