Mathematics in Art, Culture, and Society: A Liberal Arts Math Class

Course Description

This course is a survey of selected topics from contemporary mathematics, including problem-solving techniques and connections between mathematics and culture. It includes a selection of introductory topics from symmetry; graph theory; chaos and fractals; topology; number theory; geometry; combinatorics and counting; the mathematics of social choice; data analysis, probability, and statistics; consumer mathematics and personal financial management.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
35010 MATH 44 01Z ·T·R··· 04:00 PM-06:15 PM Matthew Lee ONLINE

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2022-01-03 to 2022-03-25.

Footnote Information

MATH-044.-01Z:This is an online class that meets each week on scheduled days and times as noted in the class listing. Students must have access to a computer, the internet and an individual email address. Most De Anza classes will use the Canvas course management system. We recommend a laptop or desktop computer to successfully complete the course; a tablet or phone may not be adequate for all assignments and tests. Information about Canvas and Online Education Orientation can be found in Canvas on the Student Resources page: The Student Online Resources hub with extensive information and tips can be found at

Course Details

5 Units
Five hours lecture (60 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
General Education Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading


See general education pages for the requirements this course meets.
Intermediate Algebra (MATH 109, MATH 114 or MATH 130) or equivalent.
EWRT 211 and READ 211, or ESL 272 and 273.
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