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
• 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

• Examinations
• Quizzes

Minimum Passing Score:

70%
Supplemental Materials

(PLNS-0001)
(PLNS-0002)
(PLNS-0004)
(PLNS-0005)
(PLNS-0006)
(PLNS-0088)
(PLNS-0089)
(PLNS-0017)