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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

National Paralegal College | Evaluated Learning Experience

Ideas in Mathematics (MAT-201)


Varies; self-study format.

Various, distance learning format.
February 2011 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: find optimal solutions using graph theory; analyze and manipulate data to demonstrate probability and statistics; identify and discuss various voting systems in terms of fairness and social choice; use game theory to navigate conflict strategies; discuss information science as it pertains to identification numbers, codes, and cryptography; and apply dynamical systems and chaos to biological populations and management of resources.
This introductory course provides an overview of ideas in mathematics and develops various topics such as understanding problems and their applications to the real world and approaches to solving problems, including computational methods. Evaluation criteria include: required readings, practice assignments; class participation; and final exam.
Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in College Math or Business (1/13) (3/18 revalidation) (5/23 revalidation).