MATH 1301. CONTEMPORARY MATHEMATICS. 3 Hours. (TCCN = MATH 1332)
This course covers material in a traditional algebra course together with real-world applications of mathematics. It develops problem-solving and critical thinking skills. Topics include the mathematics of dimensional analysis, mathematical logic, population growth, optimization, voting theory, number theory, graph theory, relations, functions, probability, statistics, and finance. The use of mathematical software and calculators is required. See course syllabus for details. Credit may be received for only one of MATH 1301, MATH 1302, or MATH 1315.
MATH 1332. FUNCTIONS, DATA, AND APPLICATIONS. 3 Hours.
An exploration of interpreting data, using cooperative groups, spreadsheets and mathematical models. Topics include graphs, applications to economics and natural sciences, function concepts, counting principles, and basic probability and statistics. Prerequisite: C or better in MATH 1330 and enrollment as an education major.