Undergraduate Courses MA 465, Introduction to Mathematical Modeling Catalog Description Applying mathematics by formulating, analyzing, and criticizing mathematical models of various phenomena. Examples will be chosen from the physical, biological, and social sciences. Emphasizes development and use of simple mathematical models by having students study general modeling principles and case studies (some open-ended) drawn from various sources. Prerequisites MA 244, Introduction to Linear Algebra and MA 238, Applied Differential Equations. Credit 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 assignments, collaborative projects, and a comprehensive final exam.