Undergraduate Catalog 2012-2013

MATH 1101 Intro to Mathematical Modeling

Prerequisite: Four years of high school mathematics. Students who have completed a course in calculus in high school with a grade of B or better may not enroll for credit in this course without permission of the chair of the Department of Mathematics. This course is an introduction to mathematical modeling using graphical, numerical, symbolic, and verbal techniques to describe and explore real world phenomena. Emphasis is on the use of elementary functions to investigate and analyze applied problems and questions, supported by the use of appropriate technology, and on effective communication of quantitative concepts and results.