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MATH 115 - Mathematics for Health Sciences


3 Credit(s)
This course intertwines mathematics and the health sciences field. Students will learn the necessary skills to succeed in the health sciences workplace. Students will demonstrate competency in measurement and conversion; dosages; scientific notation; the ability to read and interpret medication labels, graphs, abbreviations, and medical orders; ratios and proportions; the ability to convert between standard and metric measurement, as well as fraction to decimal and decimal to fraction; the ability to solve word problems; the ability to solve statistic problems, including but not limited to mean, median, mode, range, central tendency, standard deviation, and normal distribution; and the ability to create and interpret graphs. This course can be taken as a standalone math core requirement. However, if satisfactory placement test scores in numerical skills are not met, students will be required to enroll in MATH 115S - Mathematics for Health Sciences Supplement  in conjunction with MATH 115 for additional scaffolding and support.

Pre/Corequisite(s): Satisfactory numerical placement scores or MATH 115S .



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