MAT 114. Finite Mathematics and Its Applications. 4 Hours.
This course is designed especially for students in business, economics, social sciences and life sciences (with applications drawn from these fields). The course covers basic concepts of linear equations, linear inequalities, systems of linear equations and matrices, systems of inequalities and linear programming, simplex method, set and counting theory, probability theory, stochastic processes (Markov processes are presented), theory of games, the mathematics of finance and mathematical modeling. Course Information: Prerequisite: Geometry and college algebra with a grade of C or better. Placement test may be required to register for this course. This course fulfills a general education requirement at UIS in the area of UIS: Mathematics Skills.