MTH 105 : Math in Society

Transcript title

Math in Society

Credits

4

Grade mode

Standard letter grades

Contact hours total

40

Lecture hours

40

Prerequisites

MTH 095 or higher or minimum placement into MTH 105.

Description

Math in Society is a rigorous mathematics course designed for students in Liberal Arts and Humanities majors. The course provides a solid foundation in quantitative reasoning, symbolic reasoning, and problem solving techniques needed to be a productive, contributing citizen in the 21st century.

Learning outcomes

1. Students will read a complex problem requiring quantitative and/or symbolic analysis, use flexibility in selecting a solution strategy, and impose an appropriate mathematical structure or mathematical procedure in solving the problem.
2. Students will determine the reasonableness and implications of mathematical solutions, and will recognize the limitations of the methods used in context.
3. Students will apply mathematical processes and solutions in making personal and societal choices.
4. Students will use appropriate representations to effectively communicate, orally and in writing, quantitative results and mathematical processes.
5. Students will demonstrate proficiency in the skills supporting mathematical understanding.

General education/Related instruction lists

  • Related Instruction/Computation
  • Discipline Studies/Science No Lab
  • Foundational Skills/Mathematics

Outside of
expected

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