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MTH 201  Elementary Mathematics for Teachers I

Semester:
Fall of every year, Spring of every year, Summer of every year
Credits:
Total Credits: 3   Lecture/Recitation/Discussion Hours: 3
Prerequisite:
(MTH 103 or MTH 116 or MTH 124 or MTH 132 or MTH 152H or LB 118 or MTH 101 or MTH 102) or designated score on Mathematics Placement test
Restrictions:
Open to students in the Child Development major or in the Education Major or in the Special Education-Learning Disabilities Major or in the Teacher Certification Internship Year Studies Program.
Description:
Mathematics needed for K-8 teaching. Place value and models for arithmetic, mental math, word problems, and algorithms. Factors, primes, proofs, and prealgebra. Fractions, ratios, rates, and percentages. Negative, rational, and real numbers. Special emphasis on the appropriate sequential order for teaching.
Effective Dates:
SPRING 2019 - Open


MTH 201  Elementary Mathematics for Teachers I (Interim Change)

Semester:
Fall of every year, Spring of every year
Credits:
Total Credits: 3   Lecture/Recitation/Discussion Hours: 3
Prerequisite:
(MTH 103 or MTH 116 or MTH 124 or MTH 132 or MTH 152H or LB 118 or MTH 101 or MTH 102 or MTH 103B) or designated score on Mathematics Placement test
Restrictions:
Open to students in the Child Development major or in the Education Major or in the Special Education-Learning Disabilities Major or in the Teacher Certification Internship Year Studies Program.
Description:
Mathematics needed for teaching grades PreK - 6. Place value, algorithms for whole numbers, decimals, and fractions with an emphasis on children’s mathematical thinking.
Effective Dates:
FALL 2019 - Open