The course is intended as an opportunity for students to be exposed to a survey of interesting mathematics. As such, instructors will generally be free to choose the topics they think will most engage students, usually from the following:
Lectures, group work, assignments
Evaluation will be carried out in accordance with Douglas College policy. The instructor will present a written course outline with specific evaluation criteria at the beginning of the semester. Evaluation will be based on the following:
|Term project, portfolio, and/or paper||10-30%|
|Term tests and final exam||30-70%|
Note: Students may be required to pass the final exam to be eligible to pass the course.
This course is designed to provide students the opportunity to explore mathematical concepts and thinking, so that they may better understand the role of mathematics in the everyday world. Upon successful completion of MATH 1234, students should be able to:
Consult the Douglas College bookstore for the current textbook. Sample textbook:
Bennett and Briggs. Using and Understanding Mathematics: A Quantitative Reasoning Approach, Pearson, current edition.
Precalculus 11 with a C- or better; or,
Precalculus 12 with a C- or better; or,
Foundations of Math 11 with a C or better; or,
Foundations of Math 12 with a C- or better; or,
No corequisite courses.
No equivalent courses.
This course is not required for any other course.
Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester / year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.
|Institution||Transfer Details||Effective Dates|
|Camosun College (CAMO)||CAMO MATH 1XX (3)||2013/01/01 to -|
|Capilano University (CAPU)||CAPU MATH 123 (3)||2017/01/01 to -|
|Capilano University (CAPU)||CAPU MATH 1XX (3)||2004/09/01 to 2016/12/31|
|College of the Rockies (COTR)||COTR MATH 1XX (3)||2018/09/01 to -|
|Coquitlam College (COQU)||COQU MATH 197 (3)||2020/05/01 to -|
|Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU)||KPU MATH 1XXX (3)||2006/01/01 to -|
|Langara College (LANG)||LANG MATH 1162 (3)||2006/09/01 to -|
|Simon Fraser University (SFU)||SFU MATH 197 (3), Q||2006/09/01 to -|
|Simon Fraser University (SFU)||SFU MATH 1XX (3)||2006/01/01 to 2006/08/31|
|Trinity Western University (TWU)||TWU MATH 1XX (3)||2008/05/01 to -|
|Trinity Western University (TWU)||No credit||2006/01/01 to 2008/04/30|
|University of British Columbia - Okanagan (UBCO)||UBCO MATH 1st (3), Not for credit in Science-based programs.||2013/05/01 to -|
|University of British Columbia - Vancouver (UBCV)||UBCV MATH 2nd (3), Exempt UBCV MATH 230.||2013/05/01 to -|
|University of Northern BC (UNBC)||UNBC MATH 1XX (3)||2006/01/01 to -|
|University of the Fraser Valley (UFV)||UFV MATH 1XX (3)||2006/01/01 to -|
|University of Victoria (UVIC)||No credit||2006/01/01 to -|
|Vancouver Island University (VIU)||VIU MATH 1st (3)||2006/01/01 to -|