Over the past two decades most college and universities have begun to require basic college algebra in all of their degree programs regardless of whether mathematics is particularly relevant to the major. Previously, college algebra was only required for programs that were science, mathematics or professionally oriented.
Toyota’s problems with sudden acceleration are well-known. Toyota has long been an icon of quality and efficiency in terms of its production and manufacturing standards. Thus, business schools and graduate business programs have often assigned Toyota as the topic for quality based research papers about such topics like the Toyota Production System or TPS or the lean manufacturing process.
President Obama’s healthcare program and his attempts to reform healthcare in America have been well-publicized. His efforts, much as they did during the Clinton administration, have only exacerbated the partisanship in Washington and this topic has proven popular with college and university professors.