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Course Description

Mathematics - MATH 101

Business Mathematics (3-0) 3 Cr. Hrs.

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 a minimum score of 16 ACT-Math, 22 SAT-Math 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.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleModeCredit HoursInstructorsFeeSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusDays-Time-Room

Spring; 2018; MATHEMATICS; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 5/7/2018

 101122426Business MathOnline3Kavanaugh E$12.0031/31/0Open 
 101123014Business Math 3Gueorguieva S$12.0028/28/0OpenM W  12:30 PM-03:40 PM LA100
 101123060Business Math 3Halaberda S$12.0031/31/0OpenT R  06:00 PM-09:10 PM BTC300
 101126801Business MathHybrid3DiDonato J$12.0031/31/0OpenT  09:00 AM-12:10 PM LA100

Summer; 2018; MATHEMATICS; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 7/2/2018

 101132426Business MathOnline3McCoy M$12.0031/31/0Open 
 101133050Business Math 3Lai H$12.0031/31/0OpenM W  06:00 PM-09:10 PM BTC200

Winter; 2018; MATHEMATICS; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 3/12/2018

 101112430Business MathOnline3Kavanaugh E$12.0022/31/0Open 

Winter; 2018; MATHEMATICS; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 1/29/2018

 101112428Business MathOnline3Kavanaugh E$12.0012/31/0Open 

Winter; 2018; MATHEMATICS; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 1/8/2018

 101112426Business MathOnline3Kavanaugh E$12.007/31/0Open 
 101112427Business MathOnline3Kavanaugh E$12.0017/31/0Open 
 101113109Business Math 3Kuhs A$12.001/24/0OpenM W  02:30 PM-03:50 PM LA230
 101113137Business Math 3Maddox A$12.0016/31/0OpenM W  03:00 PM-04:20 PM BTC170
 101113139Business Math 3Shields K$12.001/28/0OpenT R  10:30 AM-11:50 AM LA110
 101113151Business Math 3Ryall L$12.0011/31/0OpenM  06:30 PM-09:24 PM BTC100
 101113152Business Math 3Ryall L$12.0013/31/0OpenT  06:00 PM-08:54 PM BTC160
 101116832Business MathHybrid3Jankoviak Anderson K$12.0030/31/0OpenM  03:30 PM-04:55 PM BTC160
 101216223Business Math 3Kuhs A$12.0017/30/0OpenM W  10:00 AM-11:20 AM RC675