Jul 12, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MAT 1010 - Introduction to Mathematics (4)

When Offered: Fall; Spring; Summer Session
GEN ED: Quantitative Literacy
A course in mathematical problem solving for students who are not required to take calculus. Students will explore the beauty and utility of mathematics, with emphasis on the development of quantitative literacy and number sense rather than computational drill. All sections cover basic consumer finance and dealing with data, with additional topics selected from fields such as art, number theory, music, science, probability, statistics, geometry, cryptology, measurement, and election theory. Technology, including spreadsheets, will be used to solve a variety of problems. Not open to students who are enrolled in or have credit for MAT 1020 , MAT 1035  or MAT 1110