2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
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2023-2024 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MATH 115 - Math for Liberal Arts

4 CR
This is a liberal arts mathematics course designed primarily for students whose programs of study have no further mathematics requirements. Its purpose is to develop an awareness of the use of mathematics in the world around us. Emphasis will be on the communication of mathematical ideas, problem solving, applications, and the historical nature of mathematics. Specific topics for this course include logic and reasoning, the mathematics of finance and investment, probability, statistics, graph theory, and geometry.

Requisites: (1) Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 244, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55  (AND) (2) Next Gen ACCUPLACER® quantitative reason score of at least 250, or Next Gen ACCUPLACER® adv alg and functions score of at least 237, or 1 course from MATH 102 , MATH 105 , MATH 111 , MATH 112 , MATH 115, MATH 125 , MATH 130 , MATH 132 , MATH 140 , MATH 141 , MATH 142 , MATH 241 , or MATH 242  with at least a grade of C.
General Education Requirement: Critical Thinking - General Education Core
Michigan Transfer Agreement Requirement: Mathematics
Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Communicate mathematics in appropriate formats.
  2. Apply problem-solving strategies through mathematical modeling.
  3. Use real-world mathematical applications in context for example finances.
  4. Organize and interpret numerical data.