# Course Descriptions

## Mathematics

### MAT 205

Introductory Survey of Mathematics

3 credits

This course provides an introduction to a broad range of areas in mathematics, including set theory, properties of real numbers, algebra, probability, statistics, and basic consumer math. Topics in algebra include solving linear and quadratic equations, graphing linear and quadratic equations, inequalities, and applications. Topics in probability include the definition of probability, odds, and the probability of compound events. The statistics portion of the course covers measures of central tendency, measures of dispersion, and the normal curve. Topics in consumer math include simple and compound interest and present value. Please note that the minimum passing grade for this course is "C."

*Prerequisite(s): Pass math skills assessment or MAT 110 with a minimum grade of "C".*