2022-2023 Academic Catalog

Core: Mathematics (CMTH)

CMTH 101   The Nature of Mathematics   3 Units

This course will guide students to gain knowledge about the nature of mathematics and develop their analytical reasoning skills to solve problems through topics such as number theory, probability and statistics, infinity, Non-Euclidean geometry, and general problem solving strategies; additional topics selected in dialog with the philosophy course. The overriding goals of this course are to develop a better perspective of mathematics and discover the power of mathematical thinking. Writing and projects, as well as traditional methods of assessment, will be used. Prerequisite: Intermediate Algebra or equivalent; Co-requisite: CPHI 101; permission from Academic Advising is needed to take CMTH 101 as an unlinked course.