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Fall Courses

Aug 30 - Dec 23

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Science and Mathematics - (212) 217-3020

MA 80
Fundamentals of Mathematics
4.0 credits
In state $1,196.00 Out of state $3,616.00

Prerequisite(s): SAT scores of 530 or above will not require this course. ACT scores of 23 and above will not require this course. This is a basic mathematics course with an emphasis on applications. This course reviews such topics as fractions, percents, decimals, ratios and proportions, rounding and estimating, measurement systems, linear equations and inequalities, and systems of linear equations. It is designed to provide the necessary skills for credit-bearing mathematics and sciences courses.

CRN Section Day Time Location
31031 35C S 9:10 AM–1:00 PM C415B
31114 35D T 6:30 PM–8:20 PM A322
31114 35D R 6:30 PM–8:20 PM A322


MA 142
Geometry and the Art of Design (formerly MA 242)
3.0 credits
In state $660.00 Out of state $1,983.00
Online: In state $705.00 Out of state $2,028.00

Prerequisite(s): Mathematics proficiency (see beginning of Mathematics section). A contemporary primer of geometric topics that expand the concepts of shape and space, this course presents some of the established and emerging ways geometry can provide tools and insights for artists and designers. Included are a variety of visual phenomena, such as fractals, knots, mazes, symmetry, and the golden ratio. (G2: Mathematics)

CRN Section Day Time Location
27292 35B W 6:30 PM–9:20 PM C808
29297 OL1 ONLINE
31636 OL2 ONLINE


MA 161
Mathematical Ideas
3.0 credits
In state $660.00 Out of state $1,983.00

Prerequisite(s): Mathematics proficiency (see beginning of Mathematics section). Provides an overview of the historic, heuristic, and visual dimensions of mathematics. Includes the golden ratio, fractal geometry, sets and groups, logic and circuits, Euler diagrams, number theory, and discrete math. (G2: Mathematics)

CRN Section Day Time Location
20058 35A T 6:30 PM–9:20 PM C814


MA 213
Quantitative Methods
3.0 credits
In state $660.00 Out of state $1,983.00

Prerequisite(s): Mathematics proficiency (see beginning of Mathematics section). Explores the mathematical model-building process in the settings provided by linear programming and probability. Includes simplex methods for solving linear programs; duality; matrix algebra; probability models based on equally likely outcomes, independent events, and conditional probability; applications, particularly to business and economics; and elementary math of finance. (G2: Mathematics)

CRN Section Day Time Location
21248 35A W 6:30 PM–9:20 PM D503


MA 222
Statistical Analysis
3.0 credits
In state $660.00 Out of state $1,983.00
Online: In state $705.00 Out of state $2,028.00

Prerequisite(s): Mathematic proficiency (see beginning of Mathematics section). Studies the principles and methods of statistical analysis, including probability distributions, sampling distributions, error of estimate, significance tests, correlation and regression, chi-square, and ANOVA. Introduces the use of the computer to store, manipulate, and analyze data. (G2: Mathematics)

CRN Section Day Time Location
20275 35A W 6:10 PM–8:00 PM B825
20275 35A M 6:30 PM–8:20 PM C812
21526 35C W 6:30 PM–8:20 PM C814
21526 35C M 6:30 PM–8:20 PM B825
28747 35D S 10:10 AM–2:00 PM B825
31734 35E W 6:30 PM–8:20 PM C415A
31734 35E M 6:30 PM–8:20 PM C415A
31735 OL5 ONLINE
32563 OL8 ONLINE


MA 300
The Mathematics of Financial Life Management
3.0 credits
In state $897.00 Out of state $2,712.00

Prerequisite(s): Mathematic proficiency (see beginning of Mathematics section). Uses advanced mathematical and statistical techniques to analyze select topics in personal finance. Includes exploration into annuity analysis, regression methods, and time series analysis. Application areas involve managing credit cards, paying back student loans, and choosing a stock. Uses computers to analyze and interpret financially based data. (G2: Mathematics)

CRN Section Day Time Location
31118 85A R 6:30 PM–8:30 PM C814
31118 85A T 6:30 PM–8:30 PM B825
32672 85B W 6:30 PM–8:20 PM C229
32672 85B M 6:30 PM–8:20 PM C229


MA 311
Mathematical Modeling for Business Applications
3.0 credits
In state $897.00 Out of state $2,712.00

Prerequisite(s): Mathematic proficiency (see beginning of Mathematics section). To instill the value of mathematics as a tool for modeling real-life situations, this course focuses on an analytical approach to business decision-making. Topics covered include finance, cash flow, probability, linear programming, and the business applications of basic equations. Microsoft Excel is used. (G2: Mathematics)

CRN Section Day Time Location
25977 85A T 6:30 PM–8:20 PM C810
25977 85A R 6:30 PM–8:20 PM C228
27295 85C M 6:30 PM–8:20 PM A306
27295 85C W 6:30 PM–8:20 PM C309C
31737 85D R 6:10 PM–8:00 PM B824
31737 85D T 6:10 PM–8:00 PM B824
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