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MTH 140 - Contemporary Mathematics

Hours: 3

Contemporary Mathematics is designed to meet the needs of the student wishing to satisfy the general education math requirement. The purpose of Contemporary Math is to provide a comprehensive overview of the mathematical and/or quantitative skills required to navigate the mathematical demands of modern life and prepare students for a deeper understanding of information presented in mathematical terms. Emphasis is placed on improving students’ ability to draw conclusions, make decisions, and communicate effectively in quantitative-based situations that depend upon multiple factors. Please note that this is intended as a terminal course; completion of this course would not qualify students for higher-level mathematics. Standards covered in MTH 140 include: Problem-solving, modeling, mathematical reasoning, connecting with other disciplines, communication using the language of mathematics, using technology, and developing mathematical power.


Gen Ed Skill Type: MTMATH
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C in MTH 094  or MTH 080  or appropriate placement test score.

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