2017-2018 Catalog & Student Handbook 
    
    Nov 20, 2019  
2017-2018 Catalog & Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MAT 143 - Quantitative Literacy


Class Hours 2
Lab Hours 2
Clinical Hours 0
Work Experience 0
Credit Hours 3
Minimum State Prerequisites: Take All: DMA 010 , DMA 020  , DMA 030 , DMA 040 , DMA 050 , and DRE 098  
Minimum State Corequisites: None
Local Prerequisites: None
Local Corequisites: None

This course is designed to engage students in complex and realistic situations involving the mathematical phenomena of quantity, change and relationship, and uncertainty through project- and activity-based assessment. Emphasis is placed on authentic contexts which will introduce the concepts of numeracy, proportional reasoning, dimensional analysis, rates of growth, personal finance, consumer statistics, practical probabilities, and mathematics for citizenship. Upon completion, students should be able to utilize quantitative information as consumers and to make personal, professional, and civic decisions by decoding, interpreting, using, and communicating quantitative information found in modern media and encountered in everyday life.

College Transfer: This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Mathematics (Quantitative). This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course in Mathematics (Quantitative). This is a Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC) course.



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