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MATH 100: Survey of Mathematics (3 credits)

Course Description

An introduction to quantitative and logical reasoning for the nonscience/nonmathematics major. The question, “What is mathematics?” is explored, while focusing on mathematical systems or models, cultivating an appreciation for mathematics as an aesthetic art, and developing skills in problemsolving and analysis. (3 hours lecture)

Pre-Requisite(s): Grade of “C” or better in MATH 25 or MATH 28 or equivalent, satisfactory math placement test score, or consent of instructor.


Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Construct diagrams that will facilitate the visual conception of a phenomenon or problem.
  • Utilize basic properties and/or operations related to Set Theory, Logic, Statistics, Linear and Quadratic functions and Counting methods.
  • Employ symbolic/mathematical techniques to solve applied problems.
  • Utilize precise mathematical language and symbols to effectively communicate mathematics in written and/or oral form.

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page last updated: August 13, 2012

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