Pathway to Contemporary Math - Math 0970

Solve real problems. Gain number sense. Build mathematical literacy. 

  • Math 0970 -- Prerequisite to Math 1030 & Math 1040
  • Non-transferable to other universities
  • Active group learning
  • Highest rate of success

Pathway to Contemporary Mathematics provides a less algebra-intensive approach to preparing for Math 1030 or Math 1040.  Pathway focuses specifically on the skills and content necessary to succeed in these classes, such as numeracy, proportions, functions, geometry, and statistics along with critical thinking, reading, writing, and problem solving. The course will still be challenging, but you will find it more relevant to your life and career than the traditional algebra courses.

Is the Pathway course a combined Math 0990 and Math 1010 course?

No. This is a completely different course than Math 0990 or Math 1010. You will learn some of the algebra that you would learn in those courses, but not all of it. This course will give you more opportunity to solve real life problems using algebra.

Who should be taking the Pathway course instead of taking Math 0990 and Math 1010

Only students who plan to take Math 1030 or Math 1040 for their college level math class should take the Pathway course. Students who plan to take Math 1050, or Math 1080 must take Math 1010. Pathway courses are not transferrable to other Universities.

How do I know if I should take Math 1030, Math 1040 or Math 1050 for my college level math class (also called QL)?

Talk to your major advisor or read your degree requirements in the Weber State Catalog. Typically students in the arts, humanities and social sciences should take Math 1030 to fulfill their QL requirement.

Is this class easier than Math 0990 and Math 1010?

Don't let the number fool you. You might actually work harder in this class than you would in a regular algebra class but you might find the work more enjoyable, depending on your past experiences with math. If you find it difficult to memorize math steps and more interesting to explore and make connections about things, you might like this class much better than a traditional algebra class. Students tend to be more successful in learning math when they can see value and relevance in what they are learning.

Read about one student's experience in the Pathway course and his recommendations to future students.
 

Summer 2016 Courses

***an R in the "Days" column means Thursday.

CRN Crse Title Campus Days Start End Instructor Room
10850 970 Pathway to Contemporary Math WSU TR 6:30 PM 8:20 PM Bockholt LP201
11319 970 Pathway to Contemporary Math WSU MWF 10:30 AM 11:50 AM Marriott LL229
11250 970 Pathway to Contemporary Math DAVIS TR 6:30 PM 8:20 PM Barney D03206


Fall 2016 Courses

***an R in the "Days" column means Thursday.

CRN Crse Title Campus Days Start  End Instructor Room
21295 970 Pathway to Contemporary Math WSU MWF 11:00 AM 12:20 PM Rich LL224
22115 970 Pathway to Contemporary Math WSW MW 8:30 AM 10:20 AM Barton WW103
21258 970 Pathway to Contemporary Math WSU MWF 1:00 PM 2:20 PM Wilhelmsen LP201
21293 970 Pathway to Contemporary Math WSU MWF 9:30 AM 10:50 AM Rich LL224
21223 970 Pathway to Contemporary Math WSU MWF 10:00 AM 11:20 AM Marriott LP201
21273 970 Pathway to Contemporary Math WSU TR 6:30 PM 8:30 PM Wilcox LP201
22144 970 Pathway to Contemporary Math Davis MW 6:30 PM 8:20 PM Barney D03341
21233 970 Pathway to Contemporary Math WSU MWF 11:30 AM 12:50 PM Marriott LP201
22141 970 Pathway to Contemporary Math Davis TR 9:30 AM 11:20 AM Schilling D02306
21145 970 Pathway to Contemporary Math WSU MWF 8:30 AM 9:50 AM Penrod LP201

 

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