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Undergraduate Catalog 2013-14 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MATH 1500 - Number Concepts for Elementary/Middle School Teachers


This course provides a foundation in number concepts appropriate for elementary and middle school teachers. Topics include numeration systems, number theory, rational numbers, and integers. Emphasis is placed on conceptual understanding, problem solving, mental arithmetic, and computational estimation.

Prerequisites & Corequisites: Prerequisite: MATH 1100 with a grade of “C” or better, or by placement into the course. Placement may be determined by ACT/SAT scores and/or by a Department of Mathematics placement mechanism.

Credits: 4 hours

Restrictions: This course is restricted to those whose curricula include either Elementary Education or Special Education.

Notes: A graphing calculator is required. This course satisfies General Education Proficiency 3: College-Level Mathematics or Quantitative Reasoning.



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