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Spring Semester 2021
Sep 25, 2022
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MATH 154 - The Nature of Mathematics
Topics include Polya's principles, permutations and combinations, the pigeonhole principle, geometric series, the Fibonacci sequence, the golden mean, modular arithmetic, prime, rational and irrational numbers, the logical structure of mathematics, one-to-one correspondences, and Cantor's development of infinite cardinalities. This course is designed to satisfy the general education requirement in mathematics while providing an overview of the discipline and examining the relationship between mathematics, the arts, and the sciences. Prerequisite: MATH 131, 144, or 147; or Mathematics ACT minimum subscore of 20, or Mathematics SAT minimum subscore of 444.
3.000 Credit hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Online - do not use, Lecture, Hybrid - do not use
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Biology, Chemistry and Math Department

Course Attributes:
AREA III - Mathematics

Textbook information for this course.

Mutual Exclusion:
This course carries a mutual exclusion with the following courses; you may not enroll in it if you have completed any of the following with a passing grade:
MATH 155

( ACT Math 20 or SAT Mathematics 444 or MATH SECTION SCORE 444) or Mathematics Placement 20 or (Undergraduate level MATH 131 Minimum Grade of C or Undergraduate level MATH 144 Minimum Grade of D or Undergraduate level MATH 147 Minimum Grade of D)

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