The course presents the humanistic aspects of mathematics which provides the historical context and timeline that led to the present understanding and applications of the different branches of mathematics. Topics include in this course are not very technical and rigid aspects of mathematics; rather they are early, interesting, and light developments of the field. They are intended to enrich the background of the students in the hope that the students find value and inspiration in the historical approach to the mathematical concepts.
This course provides a basic understanding of vector spaces and matrix algebra; with application to solutions of system of linear equations and linear transformation. Students of this course are expected to employ computer applications/software and other technology devices as tools in learning and problem solving.

This course intends to facilitate understanding of number theoretic concepts and properties as well as enhance skills in employing different proving techniques which are useful in most areas in mathematics. Generally, it entails exploration, seeking of patterns, generating and proving conjectures as students engage in mathematical investigations. Topics include divisibility, prime numbers, linear diophantine equations, linear congruences and multiplicative number theoretic functions.