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B.S. in Actuarial Science

Otterbein University Course Catalogs

2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Jul 18, 2019  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

MATH 1210 - Nature of Mathematics

Hours: 3
Explores the question “What is mathematics?” from a liberal arts perspective. Content modules (in topics such as number theory, set theory, and group theory) provide a variety of opportunities to experience the power of abstraction, the use of logic and deduction, and connections between this science and other disciplines. Through investigations of mathematics as both an art and a tool, developing creative and communicative skills. Awareness of mathematics as a worthwhile human endeavor whose benefits can be used and appreciated.
FA, SP Sems. 
Prerequisites: MATH 0900 with a C- or better, or ACT Math score of 24 or above, or SAT Math score of 560 or above, or qualification through Otterbein’s Mathematics Placement Exam.