Metropolitan State University

MATH 110 : Math for Liberal Arts

A. Course Description
Credits: 4
Lab Hours/ Weeks: Corequisites: None
Lecture Hours/ Week :  
MnTC Goals: Goal 04 - Mathematical/Logical Reasoning
This course focuses on practical applications of mathematics and is a good introduction to the broad spectrum of areas that use mathematical understanding. This course is designed for those students who are not planning to take any further mathematics courses.
B. Course Effective Dates: 08/01/1998 - 09/05/1999 09/06/1999 - Present
C. Outline of Major Content Areas:
See Course Description for major content areas.
D. Learning Outcomes (General)
  1. Recognize applications of mathematics to social science, natural science, and engineering.
  2. Recognize the importance of statistics and probability.
  3. Understand the historical impact of mathematics to the modern world.
E. Learning Outcomes (MN Transfer Curriculum)
Goal 04 - Mathematical/Logical Reasoning
  1. Apply higher-order problem-solving and/or modeling strategies.
  2. Clearly express mathematical/logical ideas in writing.
  3. Illustrate historical and contemporary applications of mathematical/logical systems.
  4. Explain what constitutes a valid mathematical/logical argument(proof).
G. Special Information
Note: This course requires the following prerequisite A score of 50 on test Accuplacer Arithmetic. First day attendance required except by instructor permission.