QM 108: Quantitative Methods for the Trades

Credits 3 Class Hours3 lecture

This course covers the quantitative methods, reasoning, and applications necessary to perform tasks and solve problems encountered by Trades students. Topics include computational operations; geometry and measurements; ratio, proportion, and percent; probability and statistics; and trigonometry.


This course is for students currently enrolled in a Trades Technology program.

Semester Offered Fall, Spring
Course Student Learning Outcomes (CSLOs)
  1. Calculate and interpret ratios and percentages.
  2. Calculate probabilities, and statistics that arise in Trades Technology.
  3. Apply trigonometric ratios to solve right triangle problems.
  4. Solve problems using quantitative calculations applied in trades technology.