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ICT 202 - Finite Mathematics
Course Details
Course Code:
ICT 202

Credits:
3

Calendar Description:
Finite Mathematics includes topics that do not involve the concept of infinity. Topics in this course include logic, set theory, combinatorics, graph theory, systems of linear equations, and linear programming.

Date First Offered:
2009-09-01

Hours:
Total Hours: 45
Lecture Hours: 45


Total Weeks:
15

This course is offered online:
Yes

Pre-Requisites:
One of Principles of Math 11, Foundations 11, or Pre-Calculus II

Non-Course Pre-Requisites:
NONE

Co-Requisites:
NONE

Course Content:
Logic
Set Theory
Combinatorics
Probability
Graph Theory
Linear Algebra
Matrix Algebra
Linear Programming
Simplex Method
Markov Processes



Learning Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the learner shall be able to:
  • Interpret the language of logic.
  • Construct and interpret truth tables
  • Form logic statements
  • Draw logic circuits
  • Perform binary addition
  • Interpret set notation
  • Apply methods of counting
  • Construct and interpret Venn Diagrams
  • Apply basic principles of probability
  • Apply basic graph theory
  • Apply principles of linear and matrix algebra to model real world problems.
  • Apply stochastic methods to model real world situations.
Grading System:
Letters

Passing Grade:
C (60%)

Grading Weight:
Final Exam: 40 %
Quizzes and Tests: 30 %
Assignments: 20 %
Other: 10 %

Number of Assignments:
6

Percentage of Individual Work:
100

Course Offered in Other Programs:
No

Additional Comments:
  • Online (asynchronous), synchronous lecture once a week
  • Assignments: Assignments will be downloadable from the course site. Assignments shall be uploaded and submitted for grading in the Dropbox on the course site. Assignments will only be accepted up to 5 days late and a late penalty will be applied. There will be six assignments: Logic, Set Theory, Probability and Combinatorics, Graph Theory, Linear and Matrix Algebra, Markov processes.
  • Quizzes: Unit quizzes will be completed and graded online. Each quiz will be times and quizzes are available to students for a specified time period.
  • Final Examination: the final examination will be a paper invigilated examination. Students are responsible for finding an approved proctor for the final exam.
  • Policies and Procedures: Students registered in the Northern Collaborative Information Technology Program are guided by the policies and procedures of their registering college. You are encouraged to review the policy definitions and guidelines of the college at which you are registered. You can view these policies and procedures by visiting your college's website or by contacting the Program Coordinator.
  • Plagiarism Guidelines: The instructor will advise the student in writing if plagiarism is suspected; a copy of this letter should be sent to the coordinator at the registering college; this should be done in a timely manner. If a student commits plagiarism, the policy of the registering college prevails.
  • Attendance is recommended for synchronous lectures
  • English Usage: Although this is a mathematics course, a good command of the English language is essential for success. The section on logic requires good English comprehension skills.
Supplies:
Recommended Readings/Resources: Online course content

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