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MAT 1130 Mathematics in Health Sciences

Solve health science applications; convert within and between metric, household and apothecary systems; read and interpret health science labels and graphs; calculate and apply statistical concepts; solve problems involving parenteral, pediatric and/or intravenous administration and dosage calculations. Traditional testing (proctored or in Testing Center) is used in all online sections.

Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
Department: Mathematics
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: Yes

Prereqs: MAT 0050 OR Satisfactory score on math placement test 


  • Convert appropriate units of measurement between and within the metric, household and apothecary systems and systems of time, temperature, length and weight.
  • Read and interpret and/or complete labels and graphs related to health science.
  • Calculate and apply appropriate statistical concepts such as mean, median and mode.
  • Accurately compute with fractions, decimals, percentages, ratios and proportions as needed for a variety of health science applications.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 3