MAT 113 Contemporary Mathematics (3 credits)

The purpose of this course is to show a direct connection between mathematics and concrete real-life problems. Topics will include voting theory, routing problems (graph theory), and either scheduling, fair division or apportionment. This is a course primarily for liberal arts students entering fields of study which do not have a strong mathematical emphasis. Participation in group work is required for classroom sections. Prerequisite: Beginning Algebra or equivalent.