Mathematical techniques that have been used, productively and extensively, during the last thirty years and that do not involve the use of calculus. Probability, linear programming, matrix algebra, Markov chains, game theory, and graph theory are representative topics. Students learn to use computer software, including a spreadsheet, to solve problems.
Satisfies the Mathematical and Quantitative Thought distribution requirement.
Not open to students with credit for Mathematics 150, 220, or 340.