Survey of Special Topics in Ma (MAT-125)
This course is designed for liberal arts majors. Its objective is to give students an appreciation of the beauty and utility of mathematics, and to give them a better idea of what mathematics is and where it can be applied. Topics include Set Theory, Logic, Geometry, Operations Research & Game Theory, and Voting & Social Choice. To promote information literacy, all students in this course will be expected to complete a research project, which will demonstrate the connection between mathematics and the student's discipline or other interests. Course structure combines a mixture of projects, written assignments, group work, and class discussion. Prerequisites: A satisfactory score on the Mathematics portion of the College Basic Skills Test, or grade of "C" or better in MAT016 or MAT022, or successful completion of MAT117 or MAT119, or equivalent, or special permission by the department based on demonstrated proficiency. 4 lecture hours per week. 4 credit hours.