Math for the Liberal Arts/Mathematical Models for Decision Making is a college-level class offered by Oyster Bay High School through St. John's University. The course syllabus includes the content and topics recommended by St. John's University.
In the fall semester, students in the course will complete the content of Math for the Liberal Arts (St. John's Math 1000C). This course provides a qualitative approach to an understanding and interpretation of mathematics in the contemporary liberal arts. Topics to be discussed are selected from among those which have relevant application in the liberal arts. Upon successful completion of the fall semester, students may earn 3 semester hours of college credit.
In the spring semester, students in the course will complet the content of Mathematical Models for Decision Making (St. John's Math 1040). This course is intended to provide a foundation for practical decision making. Topics selected from finite mathematics, graph theory, probability, Markov chains, theory of voting, game theory.This course is particularly useful for students planning a career in the social sciences. Upon successful completion of the spring semester, students may earn 3 semester hours of college credit.