Oct 17, 2018  
College Catalog 2017-2018 
    
College Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MAT 112 Nature of Mathematics

Credits: (3)
The purpose of this course is to improve problem-solving skills and extend students’ understanding of the nature of mathematics. The topics will include: problem-solving, number theory, Euclidean and Non-Euclidean geometry, the concept of infinity, and optional topics chosen from probability, topology, chaos and fractals. This course is primarily for liberal arts students entering fields of study which do not have a strong mathematical emphasis. Prerequisite(s): MAT 088 Beginning Algebra and Applications , MAT 084 Mathematical Literacy  or equivalent.