MATH-131: Mathematics for the Modern World

Catalog Info

Effective Term
Fall 2015
WebAdvisor Title
Math for the Modern World
Credit Hours
Contact Hours
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.

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
Course Satisfies MACRAO Requirements
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.