MATH 300 - Introduction to Mathematical Ideas

Approval Status


Date Reviewed

November 2010
MATH 300 Introduction to Mathematical Ideas Prerequisite: MATH 120 or 124 with a grade of ā€œCā€ or better; or placement through the assessment process. General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); AA/AS Mathematics Competency; CSU Area B4; IGETC Area 2A Course Transferable to UC/CSU Hours: 54 hours LEC This course is intended to help the non-Mathematics major student relate to the spirit of mathematics through a study of some fundamental ideas of mathematics. Several specific topics will be covered, to be chosen from: numeration systems, logic, sets, number theory, algebraic modeling, geometry, combinatorics, probability, statistics, consumer mathematics, graph theory, voting and apportionment, matrices, and perhaps others. This course is not recommended for students entering elementary school teaching or for business administration majors.