Analytic Reasoning

Course Structure

A menu of three-hour courses to be taken in the first or second year.

Learning Objectives

  • To demonstrate capacities for quantitative and analytic reasoning.
  • To apply these capacities in a variety of practical contexts to the natural and social sciences.​​

Learning Outcomes Used for Assessment

  • Students will demonstrate quantitative and analytical reasoning skills.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to apply quantitative and analytical reasoning skills to issues in natural or social sciences.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to explain how quantitative and analytical reasoning applies to situations in their personal or public life.


Exemption after successful completion of at least 5 hours of mathematics or computer sciences courses above algebra and pre-calculus; students in professional colleges (COPHS or COB) with college mathematics requirements. MA106 and MA162 satisfy the AR requirement.