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5.3. Math 107

Math 107 - Exploring and Understanding Data (3 credits)


Description: This course helps students understand, interpret, and represent data in a useful way to prepare students for courses in statistics. The course will provide students with the knowledge of basic mathematical and software tools and concepts which they can utilize to interpret quantitative information they encounter in their daily life. With the knowledge they gain, students will be able to better understand and assess the validity of quantitative information they receive through the web, newspaper, television, etc. Course topics will include creating various data summaries and descriptive statistics, probability, normal distributions, linear and other regression models, applying techniques to real world data.


Placement Level: ALEKS PPL score of 30-100% , SAT I MSS 530-800, ACT MATH 21-36 required.  Test scores expire after one year.


If my scores are lower than the Placement Level: Math 100, then Math 107


Comments: Not a prerequisite to other MATH courses. Prerequisite to SBS 200, ISTA 116. For the following majors: Care Health and Society, Communication, Criminal Justice, Family Studies and Human Development, Information Science and Arts, Political Science, Psychology BA, Public Management and Policy, Regional Development, Sociology. Generally a Spring course.

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