Mathematics in the Workplace

Course Description:

This applied math skills course is designed to introduce students to the basic math skills required for employment in Michigan’s 6 Career Pathways. Students will refresh their basic math skills, such as quantity, money, time, measurement, proportions & percentages, and averages, and apply these skills to solve real-life, mathematical word problems. In addition, students will explore sample careers in each of the six Michigan Career Pathways and complete scenario-based, workplace problems. Students will also research required workplace math skills for careers they are interested in and present their findings to their classmates.

Course Details:

Course Title (District): Mathematics in the Workplace
Course Title (NCES SCED) : Occupationally Applied Math
Course Provider : Whitehall District Schools
Content Provided By : Michigan Virtual
Online Instructor Provided By : Whitehall District Schools
Standards Addressed : CCSS, NCAA
Ailgnment Document :
Academic Terms : Accelerated, Semester, Trimester
Subject Area : Mathematics
Course Identifier : Occupationally Applied Math
Course Level : (G) General or Regular
Available Credit : 0.5
Sequence : 1 of 1

How To Enroll:

Enrollment Website :
Email : [email protected]
Phone : (888) 889-2840

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Additional Course Information:

Demonstrate mathematics knowledge and skills required to pursue the full range of post-secondary education and career opportunities.

Identify whole numbers, decimals, and fractions.

Demonstrate knowledge of basic arithmetic operations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.

Demonstrate use of relational expressions such as equal to, not equal, greater than, less than, etc.

Apply data and measurements to solve a problem.

Analyze Mathematical problem statements for missing and/or irrelevant data.

Approach practical and workplace problems using a variety of mathematical techniques.

Research how math is used in the workplace and make a presentation detailing the process.

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Review Conducted By : Quality Matters
Date of Review : 12/19/2017

Unit 1 – Decimals in the Workplace

Unit 2 – Fractions in the Workplace

Unit 3 – Percents in the Workplace

Unit 4 – Ratios & Proportions in the Workplace

Unit 5 – Unit Conversions in the Workplace

Unit 6 – Graphical Information in the Workplace

Unit 7 – Geometry in the Workplace

Unit 8 – Miscellaneous Math in the Workplace

Term Type Enrollment Opens Enrollment Ends Random Draw Date Enrollment Drop Date Course Starts Course Ends # of Seats Course Fee Potential Additional Costs
Semester 08/01/2020 10/15/2020 07/01/2020 08/31/2020 01/15/2021 35 $0.0000 0.0000
Drop Policy Completion Policy Term Type Enrollment Opens Enrollment Ends
Consult counselor Consult counselor Semester 08/01/2020 10/15/2020