Algebra is a foundational branch of mathematics that involves operations and relations, and which emphasizes the process of formulating, solving, interpreting, and applying equations of many different types to solve many different real-world problems, using systems of abstract symbols. It is a branch of mathematics with significant applications across a wide variety of disciplines.
Fundamental academic skills, consisting of Mathematics, English & Writing, and Public Speaking coursework, comprise 15 hours of the general education requirements. Students must complete three credit hours of Mathematics coursework.
General Education Assessment Committee, UNO, "UNO Website-GenEd Committee-Mathematics" (2016). Student Learning. 136.