AALS | Associate of Arts in Liberal Studies

Associate Degree Courses at CalSouthern

The following associate degree courses comprise the curriculum of CalSouthern’s Associate of Arts in Liberal Studies (AALS) program. If you have questions regarding any of these associates degree courses, or about CalSouthern’s AALS program, please contact an Enrollment Advisor today.

English

MATH 1105 Mathematics for Business

Credits : 3

This course provides the Learner with the opportunity to develop skills in business math transactions. The focus of this course will be on percents, discounts, markups and markdowns on retail prices, payroll, simple interest and maturity value, discount notes, and the metric system.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Demonstrate the addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of whole numbers.
  • Illustrate the three types of fractions.
  • Demonstrate the addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of fractions.
  • Explain the place value of whole numbers and decimals.
  • Demonstrate the addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of decimals.
  • Demonstrate keeping an accurate checking account balance.
  • Interpret personal financial statements.
  • Explain the basic procedures used to solve equations for the unknown.
  • Compute sales and cash discounts, markup, markdown, and break-even pricing.
  • Calculate markups based on cost and selling price.
  • Calculate employee gross pay, and employee payroll taxes.
  • Analyze simple interest and maturity value for months and years.
  • Define the structure of promissory notes and the simple discount note.
  • Differentiate between simple and compound interest and compare present value with compound interest.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Access information efficiently and effectively.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
  • Demonstrate your understanding of the applications of percents.
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Humanities

MATH 1105 Mathematics for Business

Credits : 3

This course provides the Learner with the opportunity to develop skills in business math transactions. The focus of this course will be on percents, discounts, markups and markdowns on retail prices, payroll, simple interest and maturity value, discount notes, and the metric system.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Demonstrate the addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of whole numbers.
  • Illustrate the three types of fractions.
  • Demonstrate the addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of fractions.
  • Explain the place value of whole numbers and decimals.
  • Demonstrate the addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of decimals.
  • Demonstrate keeping an accurate checking account balance.
  • Interpret personal financial statements.
  • Explain the basic procedures used to solve equations for the unknown.
  • Compute sales and cash discounts, markup, markdown, and break-even pricing.
  • Calculate markups based on cost and selling price.
  • Calculate employee gross pay, and employee payroll taxes.
  • Analyze simple interest and maturity value for months and years.
  • Define the structure of promissory notes and the simple discount note.
  • Differentiate between simple and compound interest and compare present value with compound interest.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Access information efficiently and effectively.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
  • Demonstrate your understanding of the applications of percents.
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Mathematics

MATH 1105 Mathematics for Business

Credits : 3

This course provides the Learner with the opportunity to develop skills in business math transactions. The focus of this course will be on percents, discounts, markups and markdowns on retail prices, payroll, simple interest and maturity value, discount notes, and the metric system.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Demonstrate the addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of whole numbers.
  • Illustrate the three types of fractions.
  • Demonstrate the addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of fractions.
  • Explain the place value of whole numbers and decimals.
  • Demonstrate the addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of decimals.
  • Demonstrate keeping an accurate checking account balance.
  • Interpret personal financial statements.
  • Explain the basic procedures used to solve equations for the unknown.
  • Compute sales and cash discounts, markup, markdown, and break-even pricing.
  • Calculate markups based on cost and selling price.
  • Calculate employee gross pay, and employee payroll taxes.
  • Analyze simple interest and maturity value for months and years.
  • Define the structure of promissory notes and the simple discount note.
  • Differentiate between simple and compound interest and compare present value with compound interest.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Access information efficiently and effectively.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
  • Demonstrate your understanding of the applications of percents.
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Natural Science

MATH 1105 Mathematics for Business

Credits : 3

This course provides the Learner with the opportunity to develop skills in business math transactions. The focus of this course will be on percents, discounts, markups and markdowns on retail prices, payroll, simple interest and maturity value, discount notes, and the metric system.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Demonstrate the addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of whole numbers.
  • Illustrate the three types of fractions.
  • Demonstrate the addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of fractions.
  • Explain the place value of whole numbers and decimals.
  • Demonstrate the addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of decimals.
  • Demonstrate keeping an accurate checking account balance.
  • Interpret personal financial statements.
  • Explain the basic procedures used to solve equations for the unknown.
  • Compute sales and cash discounts, markup, markdown, and break-even pricing.
  • Calculate markups based on cost and selling price.
  • Calculate employee gross pay, and employee payroll taxes.
  • Analyze simple interest and maturity value for months and years.
  • Define the structure of promissory notes and the simple discount note.
  • Differentiate between simple and compound interest and compare present value with compound interest.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Access information efficiently and effectively.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
  • Demonstrate your understanding of the applications of percents.
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Social Science

MATH 1105 Mathematics for Business

Credits : 3

This course provides the Learner with the opportunity to develop skills in business math transactions. The focus of this course will be on percents, discounts, markups and markdowns on retail prices, payroll, simple interest and maturity value, discount notes, and the metric system.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Demonstrate the addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of whole numbers.
  • Illustrate the three types of fractions.
  • Demonstrate the addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of fractions.
  • Explain the place value of whole numbers and decimals.
  • Demonstrate the addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of decimals.
  • Demonstrate keeping an accurate checking account balance.
  • Interpret personal financial statements.
  • Explain the basic procedures used to solve equations for the unknown.
  • Compute sales and cash discounts, markup, markdown, and break-even pricing.
  • Calculate markups based on cost and selling price.
  • Calculate employee gross pay, and employee payroll taxes.
  • Analyze simple interest and maturity value for months and years.
  • Define the structure of promissory notes and the simple discount note.
  • Differentiate between simple and compound interest and compare present value with compound interest.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Access information efficiently and effectively.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
  • Demonstrate your understanding of the applications of percents.
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