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Introduction to Applied Mathematics
INTRO APP MATH
CLASS CODE: MATH 281 CREDITS:  3 FEE:  $30.00
DIVISION: PHYSICAL SCIENCE & ENGINEERING
DEPARTMENT: MATHEMATICS
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: Mathematical modeling concepts applied to areas such as biology, physics, chemistry, game theory and economics. May include guest lecturers, field trips and interdisciplinary projects. (Fall)
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OBJECTIVES: Provide "real" world experience with applying mathematical constructs. Students will be able to formulate, appropriately simplify, analyze, and criticize mathematical models of real phenomenon. Students will use their own mathematical models to comprehend and forecast physical events. Students will leave the course with a fundamental understanding of applied mathematics.
REQUIREMENTS: Attendance is required.
Students are required to purchase their own calculator.
There will be a reasonable fee required for field trips and lab equipment.
Homework and individual and group projects will be required.
PREREQUISITES: Math 112 or Math 119
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2003