Mathematics for Liberal Arts Lab, Co-requisite

Course Code:

Credit Hours:
1 (2 hours lab per week)

Effective beginning:



Course Description:
This is a developmental, co-requisite course designed for the student who is enrolled in MGF1106, Math for Liberal Arts I. The course content is a combination of the traditional lecture format and in-class practice, with additional out of class computer-assisted homework assignments.


Course Details


The course will supplement instruction in MGF1106 and is a required co-requisite. 



Lisa Purvee




Required textbooks/ course materials:

No textbook or course materials are required to purchase for this course. This is a zero textbook cost course.



Assignment/course outline:

See your Instructor First Day Handout.


Discipline-level learning outcomes:

Area 3 -Math:   Demonstrate Basic Mathematical Skills and Knowledge

The purpose of the mathematics component of the core curriculum is to develop quantitative literacy with an ability to apply basic mathematical tools in the solution of real-world problems.

M-1 Solve mathematical problems by using arithmetic, algebraic, or geometric skills.

M-2 Translate basic mathematical information verbally, numerically, graphically, or symbolically. 

M-3 Solve mathematical problems using appropriate technology.

M-4 Interpret mathematical models such as formulas, graphs, tables, or schematics.

M-5 Solve contextual problems using mathematical processes.


Course-level learning outcomes:

Course-level student learning outcomesDiscipline-level learning outcomesAssessment methods
  • Identify subsets, unions, and intersections of sets using various techniques.
  • Apply patterns of logic for decision making.
  • Solve application problems using perimeter, area and volume in the metric system.
  • Solve application problems using properties of geometric shapes, such as angles, polygons, parallel and perpendicular lines.
  • Calculate probabilities, odds, permutations, and combinations.
  • Construct frequency distributions and statistical graphs.



M1, M2

M1, M2, M3, M4, M5

M1, M2. M3, M4, M5

M1, M2, M3, M4, M5

M1, M2, M3, M4, M5 

Homework, Unit Tests, Cumulative Final, Deparatmental Exam


Means of accomplishing learning outcomes:

Teacher facilitated: The teacher will be leading class discussions on the material contained in the text. 

Student-centered: The students will be solving problems using their own graphing calculators.

Office Hours: The instructor will be available during office hours for individual assistance.  The instructor’s schedule can be found posted on Canvas, their web site, and/or on their office door.

ACE tutors: Student tutors are available in the Academic Center of Excellence (ACE).  Hours can be found posted each semester on the lab door and/or via the web site.


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