Foundation Mathematics for Commerce 1
Subject MAST10014 (2014)
Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
Credit Points:  12.50 

Level:  1 (Undergraduate) 
Dates & Locations:  This subject is not offered in 2014. 
Time Commitment:  Contact Hours: A 1hour lecture and a 2hour tutorial per week Total Time Commitment: Total expected time commitment is 108hours across the semester, including class time. 
Prerequisites:  None 
Corequisites:  None 
Recommended Background Knowledge:  High school mathematics up to a year 10 standard or equivalent. 
Non Allowed Subjects:  None 
Core Participation Requirements: 
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Subject Overview: 
This is the first of a sequence of two subjects (Foundation Mathematics 1 and Foundation Mathematics 2) providing BA Extended students with a foundation in mathematics that provides a pathway into the Bachelor of Commerce. The content consists of traditional VCE mathematical topics, with a particular emphasis on those topics needed for subsequent studies in the Bachelor of Commerce degree. Applications, examples and problems will be taken from Commerce disciplines. 

Learning Outcomes: 
On completion of the subject students should have:

Assessment: 
Three inclass tests (15% each), an end of semester examination (45%), participation (10%). This subject has a minimum hurdle requirement of 75% attendance and regular participation in tutorials. Inclass tasks missed without approval will not be marked. All assessment must be completed in order to pass this subject. 
Prescribed Texts:  A book of lecture notes will be provided. 
Breadth Options:  This subject is not available as a breadth subject. 
Fees Information:  Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date 
Generic Skills: 

Notes:  This suject is only available to students enrolled in the BA Extended. 
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