Mathematical Sciences (MTHS)

The courses listed on this page are exclusive to the LPS BAAS degree and LPS Online certificates.

MTHS 100 Mathematical Foundations for Data Analytics

This course provides an introduction to key topics that form the foundation for further study in mathematics, data analytics, and statistics. Topics covered include finite math, logic, algebra (including basics of matrix algebra) functions, probability, and a conceptual introduction to calculus. Through this course, students will develop both an understanding of the concept the ability to apply the concepts and techniques to analysis and problem-solving. Course format includes readings, lectures and demonstrations, and extensive hands-on practice with instructor and peer feedback.

Taught by: Dennis Deturck

Activity: Online Course

1.0 Course Unit

MTHS 200 Maths All Around

This course covers topics logic, sets, probability, history and philosophy of mathematics, graph theory, game theory, geometry, and their relevance to contemporary science and society.

Activity: Online Course

1.0 Course Unit

MTHS 220 Introduction to Applied Statistics

This course is an introduction to statistics, the science of collecting, organizing, and interpreting numerical data. Emphasis will be placed on statistical reasoning and data analysis. The main topics are study design, descriptive statistics, probability theory, and statistical inference. Statistical methods covered include the one and two sample t-tests, one and two proportion tests, correlation, regression, and analysis of variance. This course makes heavy use of technology to solve problems involving real data.

Activity: Online Course

1.0 Course Unit