District Syllabus
Mathematics For Liberal Arts I

Credit Hours: 3
Contact Hours: 3
Laboratory Fee: None.
Prerequisites: MAT1033 Intermediate Algebra with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisites: There are no corequisites for this course.
Catalog Description:
Consists of the following topics: set theory, symbolic logic, 
introductory combinatorics, probability, descriptive statistics, 
number theory, linear programming and geometries with applications, 
history of mathematics, and algebra applications. Meets A.A. general 
education Category III.
Required Materials: Books:
  • Charles Miller, Vern E. Heeren, and John Hornsby. Mathematical Ideas, 12th ed., Addison-Wesley, 2010. ISBN: 0321693817
Supplemental Materials: Additional materials may be assigned by the instructor to supplement the required materials. -->
Special Requirements: Distance Learning/Hybrid Course statement: There is a $24.99 Lab Fee for Distance Learning courses and NO Lab Fee for Hybrid courses. Distance Learning and Hybrid Sections require a MyMathLab access code. Use of MyMathLab in face-to-face sections is at the discretion of the instructor. Contact your instructor to determine if MyMathLab is required. For sections NOT requiring MyMathLab the textbook listed is required.
Program Learning Outcomes:
Global Learning Outcomes 
I. Critical Thinking:
The student evaluates the validity of ideas, developing informed 
opinions or defensible conclusions.

III. Scientific and Mathematical Literacy:
The student properly identifies and applies scientific or 
mathematical principles and methods.

IV. Information Literacy:
The student effectively locates, evaluates and applies information 
from a variety of sources. 
Course Learning Outcomes:
At the end of the course, the student will be able to:
1. perform set operations, construct venn diagrams, determine
set relations,
2. determine validity of given arguments, construct truth tables,
use Euler diagrams,
3. solve problems using fundamental counting principle,
permutations and combinations,
4. calculate basic probabilities, odds and expectation,
5. calculate measures of central tendency and dispersion, and
interpret statistical graphs,
6. work problems with different number bases, use modular
7. solve linear programming problems,
8. use geometry and topology to solve problems,
9. Recognize and appreciate historical developments of
mathematical concepts,
10.use algebra to solve problems.
Methods of Evaluation:

Flexibility: It is the intention of the instructor to accomplish the objectives specified in the course syllabus. However, circumstances may arise which prohibit the fulfilling of this endeavor. Therefore, this syllabus is subject to change. When possible, students will be notified of any change in advance of its occurrence.

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