MATH-097 is designed for students in majors that do not require Intermediate or College Algebra. It can serve as a pre-requisite to MATH 107 - Liberal Arts Mathematics (which meets the MTA math requirement) or BUSN 177 - Mathematics of Business. The course integrates numeracy, algebraic reasoning, data literacy, functions, equations, and modeling along with college success content. It is a Transitional Studies course and does not meet the MTA math requirement. A scientific calculator is required. Prerequisite: “C” or better in MATH 085, or appropriate score on a math placement test.