MATH-100: Basic Technical Mathematics

Catalog Info

Effective Term
Winter 2016
WebAdvisor Title
Basic Tech Mathematics
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
4 (for 15-week classes)
Course Description

For those in technology programs who have not completed one year of algebra and one year of geometry or who need to review beginning algebra and geometry. Covers a review of arithmetic; signed numbers; scientific notation; measurement conversions; and an introduction to beginning algebra, geometry, and statistics.  Emphasizes practical technical applications and requires the use of a scientific calculator.

Course Satisfies MACRAO Requirements
General Education Categories
  • Mathematics

Credit for Prior College-Level Learning

Options for Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
Other Details

Effective with the Spring 1997 semester, the Mathematics Division will grant credit by examination for Math 100 under the following conditions:

  1. Eligibility will be limited to graduates from high school programs that fulfill the conditions as stated in the Career Technical Articulation Agreements signed by the College President.
  2. A student must petition the Mathematics Division for credit by examination within the first fifteen (15) months after graduation from high school.
  3. This examination will be developed by the Mathematics Division and will measure a student's mastery of the course content as listed in the most recent Math 100 course master approved by the Mathematics Division.
  4. A student will have only one opportunity to take this examination, and a minimum score of 70% will be required for the granting of credit.
  5. Credit will not be granted unless the student subsequently passes Math 103 with a grade of "C" or better. Initial enrollment in Math 103 must take place within fifteen (15) months of the successful completion of the Math 100 examination.
  6. It is the responsibility of the student to petition the Mathematics Division in writing for the final granting of credit in Math 100.
  7. The Mathematics Associate Dean will notify the College Registrar when all conditions for receiving credit are satisfied. The student transcript will record a grade of TR for Math 100, and this grade will be treated in the same fashion as any credit transferred in from another college or university.
Office Contact
School of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM): 313-845-9632,, Health Careers Education Ctr, Room: G-122