Mathematics Curriculum Changes
Beginning Spring 2017, Marion Technical College (MTC) is transitioning math courses to meet new state requirements and improve student success. Use this planning guide to see when courses are offered. Talk with your advisor about the best plan for earning your degree!
Transition Chart (x = course offering)
Our Three New Core College Mathematics Courses.
MTH1230 Quantitative Reasoning (3 credits)
Quantitative Reasoning is a course allowing students exploration in mathematical topics encountered on a day-to-day basis through real-life problems and situations. Students will learn to communicate effectively with numbers. Topics include ratios, rates, percentages, units, descriptive statistics, linear and exponential modeling, correlation, logic, personal finance, and probability.
MTH1240 Statistics (3 credits)
Statistics is an introduction to descriptive and inferential statistical methods including point and interval estimation, hypothesis testing, and regression. Real data and appropriate technology will be used.
MTH1245 College Algebra (3 credits)
College Algebra emphasizes the use of algebra and functions in problem solving and modeling. Appropriate use of technology and applying mathematics to real-world situations is emphasized. Topics include relations, functions, graphs, polynomial functions, rational functions, exponentials, logarithms, analytical geometry, and systems of equations.