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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Corporate College Services, Inc. | Evaluated Learning Experience

Business Math (BUS 120)

Location: 
Connecticut, Delaware, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and other approved locations throughout the United States.
Length: 
32 hours (8 weeks).
Dates: 
July 2010 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: perform operations with whole numbers, fractions, and decimals; apply equations in problem solving; calculate simple and compound interest; analyze taxes, mortgages, annuities, and credit; compute inventory and depreciation; and evaluate financial statements and ratios.
Instruction: 

Major topics include: whole numbers, fractions, and decimals; solving equations; percents; discounts, markups and markdowns; payroll; simple interest and notes; compound interest; annuities; consumer and business credit; mortgages; financial statements; inventory; depreciation; investments; business statistics; and data presentation.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Business Math (6/10) (9/15 revalidation). NOTE: The educational approach in this course is based on the principles of accelerated learning and adult learning theory. Based on this, and due to the limited class size and the low student/teacher ratio, learning outcomes are achieved and content is covered in the allotted hours.

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