Marymount University

Undergraduate Catalog 2016-17

MA 151 Mathematical Methods for Business

This course uses Excel to apply mathematical analyses for data that reflects realistic business scenarios. Students will develop a deep understanding of linear models, including systems of linear equations and systems of linear inequalities. They will also be able to recognize, manipulate, and perform analyses involving polynomial and exponential functions. The course covers introductory probability, expected value, and regression. The mathematical concepts are applied to problems in break-even analysis, optimization, and decision analysis, with an eye to risk and sensitivity in model outcomes. Prerequisite: complete University's Directed Self Placement process, or a grade of C or better in MA 095. Liberal Arts Core/University Requirements Designation: MT. (3)

Catalog Contents

Undergraduate Catalog 2016-17

General Information

Admission

Financial Information

Academic Support Services

Academic Information and Policies

University Requirements and the Liberal Arts Core

Academic Opportunities

Undergraduate Programs

Course Descriptions

University Leadership

Notices to Students

Index