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MAT 2530     Mathematics for Elementary Teachers I     4 Credit Hours

Equivalent: MAT 2510

Prerequisite: MAT 1150 with a 'C' or better within the last three years; or appropriate math placement within the last two years.

This course is designed for students intending to major in elementary education, and will provide mathematical understanding necessary to teach mathematics in elementary schools. National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Standards will be followed. Topics include problem solving techniques, set theory, logic, numeration systems, modeling and development of algorithms for arithmetic including the sets of whole numbers, integer and rational numbers, and number theory using virtual and physical manipulatives. Students will observe an elementary (K-8) math class session. BILLABLE CONTACT HOURS: 4

GE Outcomes: Critical Thinking, Effective Communication, Quantitative Literacy