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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, 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 TitleModeCredit HoursInstructorsSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusFeeDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2019; MATHEMATICS; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 09/17/2019

 101142419Business MathOnline3McCoy M5/31/0Open$12.00 

Fall; 2019; MATHEMATICS; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/27/2019

 101142401Business MathOnline3McCoy M3/31/0Open$12.00 
 101142411Business MathOnline3Jankoviak Anderson K21/31/0Open$12.00 
 101143020Business Math 3Weyand G16/31/0Open$12.00F  09:00 AM-11:54 AM BTC170
 101143023Business Math 3Weyand G16/31/0Open$12.00T R  08:00 AM-09:20 AM BTC300
 101143125Business Math 3Jankoviak Anderson K8/28/0Open$12.00M W  11:00 AM-12:20 PM LA110

Fall; 2019; MATHEMATICS; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 09/09/2019

 101143151Business Math 3DiDonato J12/31/0Open$12.00M  06:30 PM-09:24 PM BTC200

Winter; 2020; MATHEMATICS; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 02/01/2020

 101112428Business MathOnline3McCoy M27/31/0Open$12.00 

Winter; 2020; MATHEMATICS; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/11/2020

 101112426Business MathOnline3Jankoviak Anderson K25/31/0Open$12.00 
 101112427Business MathOnline3McCoy M16/31/0Open$12.00 
 101113109Business Math 3Weyand G12/24/0Open$12.00M W  02:30 PM-03:50 PM LA230
 101113137Business Math 3Joshi R21/31/0Open$12.00M W  03:00 PM-04:20 PM BTC170
 101113139Business Math 3Halaberda S14/28/0Open$12.00T R  10:30 AM-11:50 AM LA110

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