COURSE RATIONALE: This course is a general math course, intended to inspire students to be actively engaged in mathematical thought. It is designed for students needing a general mathematics course beyond Elementary Algebra. This course will allow students to investigate various problem solving techniques, obtain a better understanding of mathematical ideas that they use on a daily basis, build sharper skills for analyzing life issues that involve mathematics and develop a new perspective and outlook into the way they view the world involving math. CATALOG DESCRIPTION: MTH 104: Foundations of Math. This course allows students to discover some of the mathematics that they use on a daily basis. Students will be actively involved in investigations of mathematics to help them attain a better understanding of mathematical ideas, build sharper skills for analyzing life issues that stem from mathematics and develop a new perspective and outlook at the way they view the world involving mathematics.