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Concepts in Math and Quantitative Analysis (MAT-301)

Location: 

Various; distance learning format.

Length: 

Varies (self-study; self-paced). 

Dates: 

June 2017 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Proficiency exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the exam, students will be able to: convert realistic situations into mathematical concepts so mathematical tools can be used to solve them; use Venn diagrams, graphs, charts and similar methods to represent, organize and analyze data; apply principles of logic to prove or disprove statements (both in text and in mathematical form) on the basis of other given statements; identify, manipulate and utilize mathematical expressions including rational, irrational and imaginary numbers, along with mathematical expressions such as absolute value, inequalities and radicals; use principles of algebra and geometry to identify variables and express algebraic expressions on graphs; determine the probability of a specified event or condition or series of events or conditions; and apply principles of statistics, such as averages, normal distributions and standard deviations to identify statistically significant data.

Instruction: 

This exam is designed to develop students’ mathematical thinking and reasoning skills though problem-solving. The exam coveres many of the tools in the mathematical toolbox, including concepts in data sets, number systems, algebra, geometry, logic, graphing, probability and statistics. Other topics include: basics of arithmetic, algebra and geometry and related relevant concepts.  Prerequisites: College Algebra and College Geometry or demonstrable skills in those areas, such as superior scores on standardized tests in those areas.

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Math, Business, Finance, or as a general elective (6/17).

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