Undergraduate Catalog

GSR 104 Quantitative Reasoning

This course is designed to achieve mathematical literacy among liberal arts students. It includes the mathematics, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills needed to make informed judgments in the contexts of science, technology, and society. Topics include number sense, use of percentages, algebra, linear modeling, descriptive statistics, graphing, data analysis, and finance. This is not a traditional abstract math class; rather it focuses on using mathematics and quantitative reasoning as valuable tools for comprehending the world in which we live.




Prerequisites: Qualifying performance on the English assessment or screening; passing ASL screening; high school algebra and passing the math screening test; or passing MAT 040, or MAT 045.