Prerequisites: admission to the middle childhood education program (mathematics/science specialty) and a grade of C or greater in MATH 1302. First mathematics course specifically for middle childhood education (mathematics/science specialty) majors. Problem solving; sets; number systems including whole numbers, integers, rational numbers, and real numbers; number theory; algebra; graphing; matrices; proportional reasoning; technology; and historical developments in mathematics. The course includes mathematics content, teaching techniques, mathematics manipulatives, and technology. Emphasis on problem solving, reasoning, communication, and connections. Two hours lecture and two hours laboratory. Three credit hours.
- Course credit hours: 3