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Quantitative Literacy MAT-143

Last updated on June 28, 2019, 9:22 a.m.

This course is designed to engage students in complex and realistic situations involving the mathematical phenomena of quantity, change and relationship, and uncertainty through project- and activity-based assessment. Emphasis is placed on authentic contexts which will introduce the concepts of numeracy, proportional reasoning, dimensional analysis, rates of growth, personal finance, consumer statistics, practical probabilities, and mathematics for citizenship. Upon completion, students should be able to utilize quantitative information as consumers and to make personal, professional, and civic decisions by decoding, interpreting, using, and communicating quantitative information found in modern media and encountered in everyday life.

This course is a Universal General Education Transfer Component course that is guaranteed to transfer for general education equivalency credit to each of the 16 institutions in the University of North Carolina system.

Course Hours

Class Lab Clinical Work SHC
2.00 2.00 0.00 0.00 3.00


Take 2 groups;

Group #1:

Take DMA-010, DMA-020, DMA-030, DMA-040, and DMA-050

OR Take DMA-010, DMA-020, DMA-030 and DMA-045

OR Take DMA-025 DMA-040 and DMA-050

OR Take DMA-025 and DMA-045

OR Take MAT-003 with a grade of P2

Group #2:

Take DRE-098

OR Take ENG-002

OR Take ENG-111 with a grade of P2