MAT 143 Quantitative Literacy

This course is designed to engage students in complex and realistic situations involving the mathematical phenomena of quantity, change and relationship, and uncertainty through project- and activity-based assessment. Emphasis is placed on authentic contexts which will introduce the concepts of numeracy, proportional reasoning, dimensional analysis, rates of growth, personal finance, consumer statistics, practical probabilities, and mathematics for citizenship. Upon completion, students should be able to utilize quantitative information as consumers and to make personal, professional, and civic decisions by decoding, interpreting, using, and communicating quantitative information found in modern media and encountered in everyday life. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA and ICAA as a general education course in Mathematics.  This is a Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC) course. Successful completion of MAT-152 permits a student to register for MAT-143 without the coreq MAT-043.




DMA 010 - 30 & DRE 098; or DMA 010 - 030 & ENG 002; or DMA 010 - 030 & BSP 4002; or DMA 025 & DRE 098; or DMA-025 & ENG-002; or DMA 025 & BSP 4002; or MAT 003 & DRE 098; or MAT 003 & ENG 002; or MAT 003 & BSP 4002; or BSP 4003 & DRE 098; or BSP 4003 & ENG 002; or BSP 4003 & 4002.


Take MAT 043



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