MATH 101 - Math in the Social Sciences (GT-MA1)

  • 3 credits

Voting theory, power indices, fair division, apportionment, circuits and trees, list processing, descriptive statistics, probability.

This course meets the All-University Core Curriculum (AUCC) requirements for Mathematics (Category 1B) and is approved under gtPathways in the content area of Mathematics (GT-MA1).


Mathematics Placement Examination or Mathematics Challenge Exam required.

Important Information

Prerequisites will be strictly enforced.

Degree-seeking students: Course registration eligibility is determined based on official transcripts you submit during the admissions process.

Nondegree-seeking students: Prerequisites for MATH 101 will not be strictly enforced, but students are encouraged to take the Math Placement Exam and to seriously consider the placement outcome before registering for this course. Lack of background skills will impact the likelihood of success in MATH 101.

Textbooks and Materials

Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.


  • Excursions in Modern Mathematics, 9th Ed. (2018)
    Tannenbaum, Peter


Steven Benoit

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