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MAT 143 Quantitative Literacy

Lecture: 2 Lab: 2 Clinic: 0 Credits: 3
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 as a general education course in Mathematics. This is a Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC) course. Pre-requisite(s): Take All One Set: Set 1: DMA-010, DMA-020, DMA-030 and DRE-098 Set 2: DMA-010, DMA-020, DMA-030 and ENG 002  Set 3: DMA-010, DMA-020, DMA-030 and BSP 4002 Set 4: DMA-025 and DRE-098 Set 5: DMA-025 and ENG 002  Set 6: DMA-025 and BSP 4002 Set 7: MAT 003  and DRE-098 Set 8: MAT 003  and ENG 002  Set 9: MAT 003  and BSP 4002 Set 10: BSP 4003 and DRE 098 Set 11: BSP 4003 and ENG 002  Set 12: BSP 4003 and BSP 4002 Co-requisite(s): MAT 043  if needed.

Course is offered in Fall, Spring, and Summer.