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Criteria for Quantitative Intensive Courses

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Courses used to satisfy University Studies quantitative intensive requirements should build on material from MATH 1030 (Quantitative Reasoning), STAT 1040 (Introduction to Statistics), or other mathematics and statistics courses. Theses courses must have a substantial quantitative component, which, in some form, furthers the quantitative literacy goals of University Studies.

Interpret mathematical models such as formulas, graphs, tables and schematics, and draw inferences from them.

Represent mathematical information symbolically, visually numerically and verbally.

Use arithmetical, algebraic, geometric, and statistical methods to solve problems.

Estimate and check answers to mathematical problems in order to determine reasonableness, identify alternatives, and select optimal results.

Recognize that mathematical and statistical methods have limits.

Courses must be approved by the General education Subcommittee of EPC.