Feb 26, 2021  
2020-2021 Rivier Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Rivier Academic Catalog

Course Descriptions


    MA 123 - Quantitative Literacy

    Students will learn how to read, understand, and interpret the numerical data that permeates our lives. Topics include, but are not limited to, problem solving, proportions, percentages, and an introduction to descriptive statistics. Applications will be drawn from nursing, personal finance, current events, and other disciplines at the college. Students will have the opportunity to use one or more of the following forms of technology for more involved calculations and data representation: statistical package, spreadsheet, or calculator. Not available to students who have earned credit for a mathematics course numbered 150 or above.

    Prerequisites & Notes
      or placement by the department.

    Credits: 3