BMA101 - Business Math Applications

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Subject Title
Business Math Applications

Subject Description
This is a one-semester mathematics course in the conceptual understanding of numerical and problem solving skills that apply to the business or corporate environment.

Credit Status
This is a credit course offered through the School of Office Administration.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Perform computations using basic operations of arithmetic on whole numbers, fractions, decimals, and percents.

2. Analyze and solve word problems using percents, ratios, rates, and proportions.

3. Evaluate simple expressions with powers, roots, and exponents.

4. Examine the outcomes of mathematical operations to determine the reasonableness of results.

5. Demonstrate an attitude of professionalism, as evidenced by an ability to meet deadlines, complete assignments and perform tests and in-class assignments as scheduled.

6. Demonstrate achievement of the following learning outcomes related to essential employability skills:
a) execute mathematical operations accurately.
b) apply a systematic approach to solve problems.
c) manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.