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: ENG-097, a satisfactory score on the College Basic Skills Test of Algebra, or MAT 015/016, MAT 017, OR MAT-022. 4 lecture hours per week. 4 credit hours.