BUS 105 - Business Math

Course Description

Apply basic mathematical principles to solve problems in modern business practice. Topics include trade pricing, markups, profit and loss, interest, payroll, taxes, and investments. It is designed for day-to-day business applications. Group 2 course.

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Required Prerequisites

MTH 08 with grade 2.0 or higher, or placement into MTH 23.

General Education Outcomes supported by this course

Quantitative Reasoning

Course Learning Outcomes

  • Identify basic business math information found in real life situations.
  • Use business math concepts found in real life situations.
  • Evaluate various real life scenarios using business math concepts.
Human Dimension:
  • Identify patterns in their own financial plans.
Caring - Civic Learning:
  • Communicate ethical decision making with successful business practices.
Learning How to Learn:
  • Reflect on their own financial choices regarding future career options.