Oct 23, 2020  
Catawba Valley Community College 2019-2020 General Catalog 
Catawba Valley Community College 2019-2020 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MAT 143 - Quantitative Literacy

Class Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 2
Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 3

This course is designed to engage students in complex and realistic situations involving the mathematical phenomena of quantity, change and relationship, and uncertainty through project- and activity-based assessment. Emphasis is placed on authentic contexts which will introduce the concepts of numeracy, proportional reasoning, dimensional analysis, rates of growth, personal finance, consumer statistics, practical probabilities, and mathematics for citizenship. Upon completion, students should be able to utilize quantitative information as consumers and to make personal, professional, and civic decisions by decoding, interpreting, using, and communicating quantitative information found in modern media and encountered in everyday life.

Prerequisites:  ENG 002  , MAT 003.   Corequisites: MAT 043  may be required.  Consult the Advising Center for more information..
When Offered: (F, S, SU)

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