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Mathematics 1116

Excursions in Mathematics


Credit hours: 3
GEC categories: Math or Logical Skills
Prerequisites: Math Placement Level R, or Math 1075

Text Books:

Title Author(s) Publisher ISBN
Excursions in Modern Mathematics Tannenbaum/Arnold Prentice-Hall 9780321568038

Example Syllabus:
Website: http://www.math.osu.edu/courses/116

Course Objectives: To develop critical thinking and problem solving skills, using a variety of mathematical ideas applied to topics met in everyday life.

Course Content: Varying topics, chosen from among graph theory, patterns & growth, symmetry, social choice theory, linear programming, probability, and possibly other topics

Method of Presentation: Lecture & problem-solving groups

Method of Evaluation: Assignments, possibly computer lab assignments, midterm exams and final exam


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