Undergraduate Courses

MA 110, Finite Mathematics

Course Description and Goals

The general goal of this course is to give an overview of topics in finite mathematics together with their applications. Specifically, the course includes selected topics in

  • college algebra
  • sets and the algebra of sets, including the set operations and relations
  • logic and the algebra of logic, including logical operations and relations
  • combinatorics, including permutations and combinations
  • elementary probability and its applications
  • descriptive statistics

After completing this course, a student should have a basic understanding of the topics listed above, as well as in improved ability to read, write, speak and think in mathematical terms. This course is recommended for nursing majors who are not planning to take caclulus and for liberal arts majors who plan to take a single mathematics course.

Alabama General Studies Curriculum

MA 110 is an AGSC approved course.The standard AGSC number is Math 110.



Credit Hours

3 Semester Hours

Grading System

This course is graded A, B, C, D, F. The grade typically depends on a combination of class tests, homework, quizzes, and a comprehensive final exam.