MATH 160 : Liberal Arts Mathematics
This course helps develop quantitative, statistical, and financial literacy, indispensable for an educated, socially engaged person in today’s society. Quantitative literacy involves developing confidence and competence with numbers and measures, and requires understanding of the number system, a repertoire of mathematical techniques, and an inclination and ability to solve quantitative or spatial problems in a range of contexts. Statistical literacy requires understanding of the ways in which data are gathered and represented. Financial literacy requires, besides an understanding of basic personal finance tools like savings and loans, some knowledge of today’s financial and economic realities and a willingness to consider their possible impact on personal finances.