MATH 1332 Campus
Contemporary Mathematics I

Western Texas College

1. Basic Course Information
1. Course Description: Intended for non STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) majors.  Topics include introductory treatments of sets and logic, financial mathematics, probability and statistics with appropriate applications.  Number sense, proportional reasoning, estimation, technology, and communications should be embedded throughout the course.  Additional topics may be covered.
2. Any required prerequisites:  Students must make a C or better in Math 0302 or have the appropriate entrance exam score.
3. Online course content is administered through the college’s learning management system (LMS), Moodle, also called eCampus.  A link to eCampus can be found on mywtc.edu and to Moodle (the big M with a graduation cap) on the college’s home page, www.wtc.edu.
2. Student Learning Outcomes
1. Apply the language and notation of sets.
2. Determine the validity of an argument or statement and provide mathematical evidence.
3. Solve problems in mathematics of finance.
4. Demonstrate fundamental probability/counting techniques and apply those techniques to solve problems.
5. Interpret and analyze various representations of data.
6. Demonstrate the ability to choose and analyze mathematical models to solve problems from real-world settings, including, but not limited to, personal finance, health literacy, and civic engagement.
3. Testing Requirements
1. All chapter tests and the comprehensive final exam must be proctored by an approved testing organization.  (Ask you instructor for more details.)
2. Students are NOT allowed to use their book or notes of any kind while taking their proctored tests and exam.
3. Students are allowed to use the formula sheet provided.
4. Major Course Requirements
1. 3 or more major chapter exams and a comprehensive final exam.
2. Tests 50% - Homework/Quizzes 25% - Comprehensive Exam 25%
3. Timed tests, quizzes, and final exam
4. Grades: A = 90 – 100, B = 80 – 89, C = 70 – 79, D = 60 – 69, F = 59 and below
5. Information on Books and Other Course Materials
1. Book:  A Survey of mathematics with Applications, 9th edition, by Angel, Abbott, and Runde.  ISBN: 978-0-321-75966-5 (Book Only). (Book is optional for online students)
2. Required Access Code:  Online Students must purchase a MyMathLab Access Code.  This code can be purchased stand alone or bundled with the textbook.
3.  Calculators:  A TI-84 or its equivalent is strongly recommended.
6. Other Policies, Procedures and important dates.  Please refer to the WTC Catalog for the following:
1. Campus Calendar
2. Final exam schedule
3. How to drop a class.
4. Withdrawal information