Catalog 2019-2020 
    Dec 03, 2020  
Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MATH 105 Applied Math

5 credits
Applied Math is a survey course in applied mathematics that emphasizes the mathematical and critical thinking skills of problem solving. Pattern recognition, substitution, following structural rules, and quantitative modeling will be used to solve applied problems in technical fields of study.

Prerequisites: MATH 087  (or placement into MATH 090 or higher)

Course Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Apply problem-solving skills to real-world problems
  • Apply and adapt a variety of appropriate strategies and mathematical procedures to interpret and solve technical problems
  • Use the language of mathematics to express mathematical ideas precisely
  • Estimate and check answers to mathematical problems in order to determine reasonableness, identify alternatives, and select optimal results
  • Interpret mathematical models such as formulas, graphs, tables, and schematics
  • Draw inferences from mathematical models
  • Communicate mathematical information symbolically, visually, numerically, and verbally

Global Outcomes
This course teaches to the global outcome of critical thinking.

Total Hours: 50 Lecture Hours: 50