MAT-101 - Math in a Modern Society

3 credits

This course is designed primarily for General Studies and Liberal Arts Transfer students, and is intended to provide a background in the contemporary applications of mathematics to a wide variety of problems.  The excitement of contemporary mathematical thinking will be shared with the non-specialist, to develop students' capacity to engage in logical thinking and to read critically technical information, which is abundant in contemporary society.  Students will use mathematical models for problem solving in three broad areas: The Digital Revolution; Management Science; and Your Money and Resources.

Prerequisite(s): MAT-089 - Extended Algebra 1, MAT-087 - Algebra 1 (C- or better) or placement at MAT-091 - Introductory Algebra 2 on math placement test.

Mass Transfer Block: Credits earned in this course are counted towards the MassTransfer Block Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning requirements.

Previously known as: MATH-124