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MATH 201. Elements of Mathematics I

Credits: 3
Department: Mathematics
Description: Nature of mathematics from a problem solving approach using sets, relations, number systems, discrete mathematics, and basic algebra.
Prerequisites: MATH 072 or high school advanced algebra with satisfactory math placement score.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer
Grading Method: ABCDF
Goal Area: GOAL AREA 4: MATHEMATICAL THINKING & QUANTITATIVE REASONING
Additional Information: Go to www.stcloudstate.edu/mathplacement, Placement req prior to Registration

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Demonstrate a sound mathematical background, especially in the areas of patterns, relations, functions, discrete mathematics, whole numbers, numeration systems, number theory, integers and rational numbers as fractions, decimals and percentages.
2. Use problem solving as an integral part of mathematics.
3. Value and exhibit a positive attitude toward mathematics.
4. Read and understand mathematics independently.
5. Communicate mathematics clearly and accurately in oral and written form.
6. Demonstrate an ability to analyze and model mathematical concepts.
7. Demonstrate an understanding of mathematics and the connections between mathematical concepts themselves as well as connections to other disciplines.






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