2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
    Oct 04, 2022  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog

MATH 111 - Mathematics for Elementary Teachers 1

4 CR
This course is designed for students majoring in elementary education and to give mathematical understandings and skills necessary to teach in elementary schools. Logical developments and structures are emphasized throughout. Topics included are sets, natural numbers, integers, rational numbers, irrational numbers, numeration systems, calculator applications, and selected topics from number theory. Students are recommended to have a scientific calculator. Specifications will be discussed by the instructor. Lab Fee

Requisites: (1) Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 244, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55  (AND) (2) Next Gen ACCUPLACER® quantitative reason score of at least 250, Next Gen ACCUPLACER® adv alg and functions score of at least 237, or 1 course from MATH 105 , MATH 111, MATH 112 , MATH 115 , MATH 125 , MATH 130 , MATH 132 , MATH 140 , MATH 141 , MATH 142 , MATH 241 , or MATH 242  with at least a grade of C.
General Education Requirement: Critical Thinking - Applied Core
Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Calculate basic operations on the set of real numbers, without the use of technology, at a mastery level.
  2. Apply basic definitions and relationships of sets.
  3. Calculate non-standard numeration systems and compare them with the Hindu Arabic numeration system.
  4. Apply a variety of computational algorithms to real numbers.
  5. Apply problem-solving strategies through mathematical modeling.
  6. Communicate mathematics in appropriate formats.
  7. Illustrate pedagogical concepts for arithmetic topics.