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IAI Mathematics MATH 131: Explorations in Mathematics

Prerequisite(s):
-Placement at MATH 131/141, OR
-Completion of MATH 093, OR
-ACT Math Score of 23 or higher within past two years
AND
-Placement at READ 091, OR
-Concurrent enrollment in READ 090

This course focuses on mathematical reasoning and the solving of real-life problems, rather than on routine skills and appreciation. An in-depth study of several mathematical topics will be covered, including the study of elementary counting techniques and probability, basic statistics, and one or two other topics chosen from the following list: Graph Theory, Linear Programming, Geometry, Logic/Set Theory, Mathematical Modeling, or Finance. A scientific calculator is required for this course (a graphing calculator is also acceptable). 3 credit hours
IAI GEC Code - M1 904

Transferrable General Education Course: This course generally should transfer to an Illinois Articulation Initiative college or university. Please consult with your advisor about transferability.