2020-2021 Catalog

MTH-121 Math for Teachers I

Designed for elementary education majors, topics include problem solving, number theory, numeration systems, mental mathematics, electronic and written computation of whole numbers, integers,fractions, decimals and percents. This course will emphasize problem solving as described by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. The educational goals described in the NCTM report, Curriculum and Evaluation Standards for School Mathematics will be sought. This course will satisfy the mathematics general education requirement for elementary education majors if MTH-122 has also been completed. Students seeking typical general education math credit at this level are advised to register for MTH-120 or MTH-139. (3 contact hours)




2 years of high school math including algebra and geometry, and appropriate placement test score, or MTH-097 and MTH-098 with a minimum grade of "C"