2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
    May 21, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

MATH 1300 - Mathematical Reasoning

Credit Hours: 3


Comprehensive mathematics course designed for general education core and for degrees not requiring College Algebra. The overarching goal of Mathematical Reasoning is to provide students with mathematical understandings and skills to be productive workers, discerning consumers, and informed citizens. Students will solve problems using mathematical reasoning involving logic, proportions, algebra, and relations. This course is designed to deliver instruction that focuses on process, conceptual understanding, communication and problem-solving found in the following strands: (a) Personal, state, and national finance (b) Statistics and probability (c) Mathematical modeling (d) Quantities and measurement. The course satisfies the state mandated requirement for the baccalaureate degree and is for students in courses of study not requiring College Algebra as a prerequisite. This course is not appropriate for STEM majors, such as Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. A TI-84 graphing calculator is required for this course and the course requires an online learning component. Students who fail to meet the prerequisite scores must enroll in MATH 0100  to enroll in MATH 1300 during the same semester.

(must meeting one of the following requirements)

  • A minimum score of 18 on the Mathematics section of the ACT
  • A minimum score of 77 on the Accuplacer Elementary Algebra Placement Test
  • A score of 256 or higher on the Accuplacer Next Gen QAS Placement Test
  • A minimum score of 33 on the COMPASS Algebra Placement Test
  • Permission of the department chair or school dean

Course Typically Offered:
F, S, Su