### Step 3: Choose Courses

#### Bloomington General Education

##### Mathematical Modeling

Mathematical Modeling courses allow you to gain strong fundamental mathematical skills by applying mathematical concepts in real-world circumstances. The courses build analytical and problem-solving abilities that will serve you in your classes and other endeavors.

The General Education Bulletin describes characteristics of Mathematical Modeling courses more fully.

**Requirement**: Students must successfully complete one of the courses or course sequences listed below. Your orientation advisor will assist you in choosing the appropriate course based on your ALEKS score (taken online before you arrive) and your SAT and ACT scores**.**

- MATH-A 118 Finite Mathematics for the Social and Biological Sciences (3 cr.)
- MATH-D 116 and D 117 Introduction to Finite Mathematics I and II (2 cr. + 2 cr.)*
- MATH-M 118 Finite Mathematics (3 cr.)
- MATH-V 118 Finite Mathematics with Applications: Finite Mathematics for the Social and Biological Sciences (3 cr.)
- MATH-V 118 Finite Mathematics with Applications: Finite and Consumer Math (3 cr.)
- MATH-V 118 Finite Math in Action (3 cr.)
- MATH-S 118 Honors Finite Mathematics (3 cr.)
- MATH-M 119 Brief Survey of Calculus I (3 cr.)
- MATH-M 211 Calculus I (4 cr.)
- MATH-M 213 Accelerated Calculus (4 cr.)

*MATH-D 116–D 117 is a two-course sequence**. **