MTH 101 Quantitative Literacy
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 is designed to satisfy the general education mathematics requirement. The focus of the course is to cultivate analytical reasoning skills and quantitative literacy. Students will be exposed to a wide variety of problems throughout the course to develop mathematical thinking. Students will explore strategies and develop competency in problem-solving, logical analysis, math modeling, and functions using real world data, statistical and graphical representation of data, reflection, and decision-making. (1.1) Fulfills the ECC/IAI General Education/Mathematics requirement. IAI Course Number: M1 901 Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available