MATH 1107 Introduction to Mathematical Sciences (3 credits)
This course integrates the study of algebra, statistics, and computing in a laboratory-instruction environment. Topics include functions, graphical and tabular analysis, rate of change, syntax and semantics, the process of computing, data manipulation, sampling, statistical measures, basic probability, and correlation. Examples are drawn from a wide range of disciplines and content is taught within the framework of discipline-specific examples. Students learn to use the software package Microsoft Excel. Not open to students who have completed Math 1100 or Math 1170. Prerequisites: Two years of high school algebra and an appropriate score on the Mathematics Placement Test or MATH 0800 with a grade of C or better. Liberal Education Goal Area 4.
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