MATH 020. Mathematics and Social Justice


This course examines the roles that mathematics and mathematicians play in society, particularly through the lenses of equity and social justice. Students will explore what it means to practice mathematics ethically and we will discuss mathematical influence in areas such as policing, politics, healthcare, and the military-industrial complex.
Eligible for PEAC
Prerequisite: Placement out of, or credit for, either MATH 015  or STAT 011 .
Natural sciences and engineering
1 credit.
Eligible for PEAC
January 2021. Dougherty.
Catalog chapter: Mathematics and Statistics  
Department website: https://www.swarthmore.edu/mathematics-statistics


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