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Mathematics in Politics

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San Jose State

Course Area: Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning
Subject Area: ESM
Course Number: 10P
Units: 4.0
When: -
Term: Summer 2022
Online: Yes – Synchronous (Set Schedule)
ESM 10P is an accessible look into some beautiful ideas of mathematics in politics. Topics include voting systems, apportionment, and gerrymandering. Open to category III and IV students in Non-STEM majors or Undeclared, although not recommended for Undeclared students intending to pursue a STEM major. ESM 10P satisfies the Area B4 (quatitative reasoning) GE requirement.

NOTE: Students in MATH 10P must concurrently enroll in a one-unit support workshop, ESM 1010PS. Together, the lecture and workshop total 4 units.