2009-10 Course Descriptions

   MATW - Mathematics Workshop

Department of Mathematics (CAS)
   

MATW 019 Basic Mathematics (0-3-2), fall, spring. Preparation for MATW 120 or MATW 130. It will make use of technology-based instruction in a classroom/computer laboratory environment. Students will have instruction on topics of importance to them. The course may also be used to enable students wishing to enroll in MATH 109, 123 or 147 to prepare to meet the prerequisites for those courses. Does not satisfy the University Core mathematics requirement and is non-graduation credit, graded pass/fail.

   

MATW 020 Quantitative Reasoning Workshop (0-2-1), fall, spring. Students will develop skills needed in MATW 120 as they are proceeding in the course. Particular attention will be paid to calculator skills and problem solving skills. Co-requisite: concurrent enrollment in an associated sections of MATW 120. Does not satisfy the University Core mathematics requirement and is non-graduation credit.

   

MATW 030 Finite Math for Application Workshop (0-2-1), fall, spring. Students will develop skills needed in MATW 130 as they are proceeding in the course. Particular attention will be paid to calculator skills and problem solving skills. Co-requisite: concurrent enrollment in an associated section of MATW 130. Does not satisfy the University Core mathematics requirement and is non-graduation credit.

   

MATW 120 Quantitative Reasoning (3-0-3), fall, spring. Statistics and data analysis, mathematics of finance, probability, models including ratio, proportion, linear, exponential. Calculator intensive. Prerequisite: meet one of the following - MATH SAT score of 400-490; MATH ACT score of 17-19; or a passing grade in MATW 019. For non-science, non-business majors. Concurrent enrollment in MATW 020 required. Will satisfy University Core mathematics requirement. Same as MATH 120.

   

MATW 130 Finite Math for Applications (3-0-3), fall, spring. Fundamental concepts of mathematics applications for business, economics, and the social and behavioral sciences. Math of finance, sets, introduction to probability, functions and mathematical modeling. Prerequisite: Math SAT score of 400-490; Math ACT score of 17-19; or a passing grade in MATW 019. For COBA, information technology, and agribusiness majors only. Concurrent enrollment in MATW 030 required. Will satisfy University Core mathematics requirement.  Same as MATH 130.

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