Course

Course Summary
Credit Type:
Course
ACE Course Number:
PLNS-0012
Organization Course Number:
PLNS-0012
Organization:
Location:
Online
Length:
12 -- 15 weeks (161 hours)
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 3 Business Mathematics or Mathematics
Description

Objective:

The course objective is to provide a basic math review; business statistics; profit calculations; payroll; banking; interest calculations; insurance; taxes; and other business topics.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to solve mathematical problems using whole numbers, fractions, and decimals
  • Solve equations
  • Analyze business problems using percentages and statistical concepts
  • Apply mathematical concepts to business problems involving pricing and discounts
  • Explain various payroll issues that affect employers and employees
  • Calculate various insurance and tax transactions
  • And analyze financial statements using mathematical concepts
  • Reconcile bank statements
  • Apply mathematical concepts to business lending transactions
  • Apply mathematical concepts to business transactions involving annuities and stocks and bonds
  • Calculate various mortgage problems
  • Apply various depreciation methods
  • Apply mathematical concepts to business transactions involving inventory

General Course Topics:

  • Whole numbers and fractions
  • Decimals and banking
  • Equations and percentages
  • Business statistics
  • Trade and cash discounts, markup and markdown, and payroll
  • Simple interest and simple discount
  • Consumer credit and compound interest
  • Future value and present value
  • Annuities, sinking funds, and mortgages
  • Depreciation
  • Inventory
  • Insurance and taxes
  • Financial statements
  • Stocks and bonds
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Audio Visual Materials
  • Learner Presentations

Methods of Assessment:

  • Examinations
  • Quizzes

Minimum Passing Score:

70%
Supplemental Materials

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(PLNS-0006)
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(PLNS-0089)
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