MTH 104 Liberal Arts Mathematics
Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite: Algebra: (1) grade of C or better in MTH 098 or 099; or (2) an ACT Math score of 23 or above or an appropriate placement score; or (3) placement into MTH 098 and a minimum high school un-weighted GPA of 3.5/4.0 with a grade of C or better in two semesters of second year high school algebra. Geometry: (1) grade of C or better in MTH 097; or (2) appropriate score on geometry placement test; or (3) grade of C or better in two semesters of high school geometry. Reading: (1) grade of C or better in RDG 091; or (2) an ACT Reading score of 18 or above or an appropriate placement score.
This course focuses on mathematical reasoning and the solving of real-life problems, rather than on routine skills and appreciation. Finance, probability and statistics, and mathematical modeling are studied in depth, with one additional topic chosen from the following list: graph theory, logic/set theory, and game theory. The use of graphing calculators and/or computers is required. (1.1) Fulfills the ECC/IAI General Education/Mathematics requirement. IAI Course Number: M1 904 Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available