IIIA. Quantitative Literacy

Policies

  1. Student who have an SAT Math score of 650 or above (or the ACT equivalent) have met the Quantitative Literacy requirement.
  2. Students must have an SAT Math score of 430 or above (or the ACT equivalent) to place directly in the Quantitative Literacy course.
  3. Students with an SAT Math score below a 430 (or the ACT equivalent) must take a math placement test before enrolling in a Quantitative Literacy. Students who earn a Maple TA score of 7 or above may enroll directly into MATH 102.

Requirements

  1. One Quantitative Literacy course (select from ECON 101, FIN 108, or MATH 102) or,
  2. SAT Math score of 650 or above (or an ACT Math score of 27 or above)

Learning Objectives

  1. Solve for one or more unknowns from available information using appropriate methods.
  2. Represent and solve real-world problems employing appropriate mathematical models.
  3. Answer questions using empirical methods, and
  4. Critically evaluate a quantitatively-based argument.

Skill Applied Learning Requirements

  1. Explicitly demonstrate how the curriculum will develop critical thinking skills.
  2. Explicitly demonstrate how the curriculum will develop information literacy skills.
  3. Include a graded writing component, which whenever possible is developmental.

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