MTH105 :  Mathematics in Society

Math in Society provides a solid foundation in quantitative reasoning, symbolic reasoning, and problem solving techniques needed to be a productive, contributing citizen in the 21st century. We examine a range of real world problems using the tools of mathematics. The course focuses on development of mathematical decision making and communication. Course material comes from the fields of probability & statistics, financial literacy, modeling growth & decay and logical reasoning. Students must have access to a spreadsheet program and a graphing calculator.
Prerequisite: RD090, WR090 and MTH095 or MTH098, each with a grade of "C" or better; or placement above stated course levels. A graphing calculator is required; TI-84 is recommended. A spreadsheet will be used regularly during class and with homework. Students may use campus computer labs, as needed.
Credit Hours: 5
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