MTH 105 Math in Society

A survey course in mathematics for students in the liberal arts and other non-science majors. Topics are selected from areas such as management science, statistics, social choice, the geometry of size and shape, and computers and their applications. Emphasizes the application of mathematics to the problems of contemporary society and the critical role these applications play in economic, political and personal life.




MTH095 or MTH 098 with a grade of C or better.


Lower Division Transfer (LDT) Course

General Education Requirements

AAS Math/Computation, AS Math, AGS Math/Science, AAOT Science/Math Non Lab, AAOT Math


Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
Demonstrate an understanding of how mathematics and numbers are used in daily life and to model real-life financial situations. Demonstrate an ability to understand and interpret data presented in various forms. Demonstrate an understanding of basic statistics and logic. Demonstrate an ability to critically assess data and statistics offered in the media.