Skip to Main Content
Skidmore College
Center for Leadership, Teaching and Learning (CLTL)

Criteria for Fundamental Quantitative Reasoning Course
Spring 2019

Approved by CEPP and the Faculty of Skidmore College

Course Goals (to be included on the syllabus):

This course is a fundamental quantitative reasoning course. Upon completing the FQR requirement successfully, students will be able to do each of the following:

  • Perform mathematical calculations involving estimation, basic formulas, units, percentages, fractions, statistics, probability, and geometry;
  • Formulate and apply basic algebra skills;
  • Understand, interpret, and apply mathematical concepts and calculations in his/her/their daily life;
  • Effectively communicate and discuss mathematical concepts and results both orally and in writing; and
  • Appreciate the power and utility of quantitative reasoning.