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Course Description

Spring and Summer 2020 classes continue remotely and online. Fall 2020 traditional face-to-face, hybrid, and off-campus spring classes are being reviewed to provide students with effective learning options based on recent COVID-19 concerns. Keep checking the schedule for additions on our New, Added, and Late Starting Courses web page.

Mathematics - MATH 101

Business Mathematics

3 Credit Hours
3 Lecture Hours

Course Description

This course offers a review of fundamentals of arithmetic along with coverage of percentage, simple and compound interest, taxes, insurance, bonds and their applications to business practice.

Prerequisites

(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • MATH 45 with a minimum grade of 2.0 or a minimum score of 16 ACT-Math, 22 SAT-Math, 60 CPT-Arithmetic or 240 NGA-Arithmetic.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Calculate basic arithmetic problems with whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percents and ratios.
  • Solve algebraic equations and word problems.
  • Use key terminology related to business mathematics.
  • Balance a checking account.
  • Compute gross pay, employee deductions and employer contributions.
  • Solve problems involving simple and compound interest, promissory notes and present value.
  • Calculate maturity dates, values and time periods related to loans.
  • Calculate various types of discounts on invoices.
  • Compute markup and markdown on items.
  • Calculate present or future value of an annuity.
  • Calculate amount of a sinking fund and amortization payment.
  • Calculate payments and costs associated with both open- and closed- end credit.
  • Determine the most cost effective mortgage based on the payment details and costs.
  • Calculate depreciation using standard methods.
  • Solve problems involving life, property and motor vehicle insurances.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleLocationCredit HoursInstructorsSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusFeeDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2020; MATHEMATICS; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 09/22/2020

 101142419Business MathONL3Shields K28/31/0Open$12.00 

Fall; 2020; MATHEMATICS; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/31/2020

 101142401Business MathONL3Jankoviak Anderson K22/31/0Open$12.00 
 101142411Business MathONL3Jankoviak Anderson K27/31/0Open$12.00 
 101143020Business MathRMT3Ibrahim S18/24/0Open$12.00F  09:00 AM-11:54 AM WEBWEB
 101143023Business MathRMT3Jankoviak Anderson K20/24/0Open$12.00T R  08:00 AM-09:20 AM WEBWEB
 101143125Business MathRMT3Capps D14/24/0Open$12.00M W  11:00 AM-12:20 PM WEBWEB

Spring; 2020; MATHEMATICS; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 05/09/2020

 101122426Business MathONL3McCoy M5/31/0Open$12.00 
 101123060Business MathONL3Ibrahim S11/20/0Open$12.00 

Summer; 2020; MATHEMATICS; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 07/06/2020

 101132426Business MathONL3McCoy M0/31/0Closed$12.00 
 101133050Business MathONL3Lai H5/20/0Open$12.00 

Key: Day of the Week

  • T = Tuesday
  • R = Thursday
  • S = Saturday
  • X = Sunday