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Mathematics 1316


Survey of Contemporary Mathematics

CRN 80110
A study of the uses of mathematics in society today. Emphasis is on concepts rather than technical details. May not be used as a prerequisite for any other mathematics course. Prerequisite: College Readiness in Mathematics according to TSI regulations.
  • 1 syllabus quiz
  • 27 chapter homework assignments
  • 5 chapter tests, completed online
  • 2 exams, proctored at a testing center
  • Students in this course may complete no more than one textbook chapter / lesson each week.
  • Students must complete course lessons in sequence and wait at least one week between taking the midcourse and final.
  • Required Materials:

Mc Graw-Hill Connect Math Access code (purchased within MATH 1316 TRACS site)

Scientific or graphing calculator

  • Optional Material:

Sobecki and Bluman. Math in Our World. 3rd ed, 2015. ISBN-13: 978-0073519678 or ISBN-10: 0073519677. (Students may purchase a paper-copy textbook if they prefer, but an electronic version of the textbook comes with the Connect Math subscription indicated above.)

  • Technical Requirements: Internet access is required for this course.
  • Instructor: Theresa Jones, PhD
  • Tuition: $838.74 (This cost includes the online course fee.)

Acquiring Course Materials

All required and optional course materials for both the print-based and online versions of this course are available through the Texas State University Bookstore. Select the current semester, and then select "ODEL" as the Department name.

This course is available online!

To access the course website, contact the Office of Distance and Extended Learning. A $10-per-credit-hour online fee applies.

Before enrolling in this online correspondence self-paced course, take the Online Learning Readiness Self-Assessment, which will help you determine if online correspondence self-paced courses are a good fit for you.

Take a look inside this course

You may view the syllabus and a sample of the MATH 1316 online course before enrolling.