MATH 120

Contemporary Mathematics

Units: 3

This course represents a study of the connections between contemporary mathematics and modern society. It aims to develop logical and critical reading concerning mathematical information that abounds in today's world. Areas of study include management science (e.g., networks, circuits, and planning), statistics and probability, information coding, social choices and decision making, geometric expressions and symmetry patterns, and mathematical modeling. *Meets the General Studies requirement in Skills and University Requirements. Prerequisite: MATH 095, MATH 096, appropriate score on APU mathematics placement test, or SAT 540/ACT 23 math score*