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MATH 145 Liberal Arts Mathematics

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(Also see Business 115)

Mathematics Course Sequence

A student who qualifies for a particular mathematics course is eligible for any course lower in sequence. If the student has not taken a mathematics course during the previous two years, it is strongly recommended that the student enroll in a course below the one for which he or she would normally be eligible. Prerequisites are listed in the individual course descriptions. A grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite courses. Extra supplies may be required in all Mathematics classes except MATH 811.

Minimum Grade for Prerequisites

Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite courses.

Course Description

An examination of important concepts of mathematics and of mathematics as a tool for decision making. Topics and applications may include aspects of the history of mathematics, problem solving, counting methods, elementary number theory, sets, Euclidean and non-Euclidean geometry, Platonic solids, topology and logic.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: MATH 120 or MATH 123 or appropriate score on the College Placement Test.
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area C1, C3; Area E2c
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B4), UC (IGETC Area 2A)