MATH-131: Mathematics for the Modern World

Catalog Info

Title when registering
Math for the Modern World
Credit Hours
4.00
Contact Hours Per Week
4 (for 15-week classes)
Course Description

For students pursuing a liberal arts curriculum or a program without a specified mathematics requirement. Topics include linear and exponential growth; statistics; personal finance; and geometry, including scale and symmetry. Emphasizes techniques of problem-solving and application of modern mathematics to understanding quantitative information in the everyday world.

Pre-requisites
Math-080 OR MATH-081 OR MATH-089 OR MATH-0894 with a C grade or better OR a satisfactory score on the Math placement test AND ENG 081 with an S grade or a satisfactory score on the reading placement test
MTA Categories
  • Category 3: Mathematics (Quantitative Literacy Track)
General Education Categories
  • Mathematics

Credit for Prior College-Level Learning

Options for Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
Other Exam
Other Exam Details

50, CLEP College Mathematics exam, taken at any certified Testing Center, such as HFC’s Workforce & Professional Development’s Testing Center (313) 317-6600.

Other Details

A student may receive credit for Math-131 by earning a minimum score of 50 on the CLEP College Mathematics exam.

Office Contact
School of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM): 313-845-9632, steminfo@hfcc.edu, Health Careers Education Ctr, Room: G-122
Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Fall 2019 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.