Math for Liberal Arts (MATH 1001)
This course focuses on practical applications of mathematics. You will learn about the history of mathematics, math proofs, introductory statistics, financial mathematics, unit analysis, probability, and voting methods. This course is designed for those students who are not planning to take any further mathematics courses.
1. History of Mathematics/Ancient and Modern Numeration Systems
2. Why do we need proofs?
3. Introduction to Statistics
4. Financial Mathematics
5. Unit Analysis
1. Recognize applications of mathematics to social science, natural science and engineering
2. Understand the historical impact of mathematics to the modern world
3. Apply higher-order problem-solving and or modeling strategies via project-based and group-based learning
4. Clearly express mathematical/logical ideas in writing
5. Illustrate historical and contemporary applications of mathematical/logical systems
6. Explain what constitutes a valid mathematical/logical argument (proof)
Placement into MATH 0070
or MATH 0077