MA 121 Math for Liberal Arts

A survey of topics in mathematics that develops critical thinking skills, flexibility of thought, appropriate problem-solving strategies, and the ability to express ideas in mathematical language. Strategies include modeling, symmetry, algebra, logical reasoning, set theoretic analysis, and probability. Emphasis is placed on developing skills in analysis, estimation, and verification. Prerequisite: complete university's directed self-placement process or a grade of C or better in MA 094 or MA 095. Liberal Arts Core/University Requirements Designation: MT. (3)