MAT 120 - Modern College Mathematics

Course Description

This course is designed to give students in the non-science fields an appreciation of and experience in using the concepts, logical reasoning and problem-solving techniques involved in various fields of mathematics. It fulfills the mathematics elective for liberal arts, administration of justice, early childhood education, fire-science technology and general education majors. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to: Use the notation and operations of set theory. Use inductive and deductive reasoning as appropriate to draw a logical conclusion from given information. Represent numbers and add, subtract, multiply and divide in numeration systems other than base 10. Plus, choose two of the following three competencies: Analyze the real-number system. Solve linear equations and inequalities using algebraic and graphic techniques. Use ratios, proportions and percent to solve consumer-related problems.

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites: MAT 060