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Mathematics

MAT 045

Introduction to Mathematical Literacy
4 Credits

A one semester course for students majoring in programs that do not require college algebra or higher level mathematics . Topics include basic numeracy, data analysis, proportional reasoning, algebraic reasoning, and an introduction to linear and exponential functions . Emphasis is on developing students' abilities to interpret and analyze data, to problem solve using algebraic and graphical representations, and to effectively communicate mathematics in writing . This course is a prerequisite for Statistics (MAT 123) and Survey of College Math (MAT 113)only . College credit will be awarded, but this credit will not count toward a degree.

Skills prerequisite: MAT 018 or MAT 018C. Skills co-requisite: ENG 020 and ENG 060.