## Mathematics 1116

## Excursions in Mathematics

various

**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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