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MAT 143 - Quantitative Literacy

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This course is designed to engage students in complex and realistic situations involving the mathematical phenomena of quantity, change and relationship, and uncertainty through project-and activity-based assessment. Emphasis is placed on authentic contexts which will introduce the concepts of numeracy, proportional reasoning, dimensional analysis, rates of growth, personal finance, consumer statistics, practical probabilities, and mathematics for citizenship. Upon completion, students should be able to utilize quantitative information as consumers and to make personal, professional, and civic decisions by decoding, interpreting, using, and communicating quantitative information found in modern media and encountered in everyday life. This course is a Universal General Education Transfer Course and is guaranteed to transfer for general education equivalency credit under the CAA. Prerequisites: DMA 010, DMA 020, DMA 030, DMA 040, DMA 050 and DRE 098. (F, SP, SU)

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