The purpose of this course is to help students develop a better understanding of numbers and data in today’s society. Quantitative and statistical reasoning skills will be developed through a variety of topics for which numbers and data are commonly encountered (e.g., government, politics, medicine, media, advertising, and sports). A conceptual understanding of these topics and how they affect many aspects of everyday life will be emphasized. Meets GOAL 4. Grade or P/NC. Offered each semester.