MATH 101

Business Mathematics

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.


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

  • MATH 45 with a minimum grade of 2.0 or minimum placement test score of 16 ACT or 60 CPT (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.
  • Analyze ethical implications of business transactions.

Course Schedule

  No of Weeks   Begins   
 CourseSectionCourse TitleModeCredit HoursInstructorsFeeSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusDays-Time-Room

MATHEMATICS; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 05/11/2015

 101027712Business Mathematics OE/OE3DiDonato J$30.0029/31/0Open
 101122426Business Mathematics Online3Kavanaugh E$30.0023/31/0Open
 101123014Business Mathematics 3DiDonato J 29/31/0Open
M W 12:30PM-03:40PMBTC170
 101123060Business Mathematics 3Lai H 26/31/0Open
T R 06:00PM-09:10PMBTC300

MATHEMATICS; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 07/06/2015

 101132426Business Mathematics Online3Kavanaugh E$30.0024/31/0Open
 101133050Business Mathematics 3Marilley D 29/31/0Open
M W 06:00PM-09:10PMBTC165

MATHEMATICS; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 09/22/2015

 101142419Business Mathematics Online3Kavanaugh E$30.0031/31/0Open

MATHEMATICS; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/31/2015

 101047730Business Mathematics OE/OE3DiDonato J$30.0031/31/0Open
 101142401Business Mathematics Online3Kavanaugh E$30.0027/31/0Open
 101142411Business Mathematics Online3Kavanaugh E$30.0030/31/0Open
 101143020Business Mathematics 3Queener C 31/31/0Open
F 09:00AM-11:54AMBTC170
 101143023Business Mathematics 3Staff 31/31/0Open
T R 08:00AM-09:20AMBTC300
 101143124Business Mathematics 3Kuhs A 30/31/0Open
T R 03:00PM-04:20PMBTC170
 101143125Business Mathematics 3Queener C 29/31/0Open
M W 03:00PM-04:20PMBTC170
 101143151Business Mathematics 3Maheshwari N 31/31/0Open
M 06:30PM-09:24PMBTC200
 101246017Business Mathematics 3Queener C 31/31/0Open
M W 01:00PM-02:20PMRC670
 101246018Business Mathematics 3Shields K 29/31/0Open
T R 02:30PM-03:50PMRC380

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