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MATH 190 - Principles of Mathematics for Teachers
Course Code:
MATH 190

Credits:
4

Calendar Description:
Students planning a career in elementary school teaching will study the theory and application of arithmetic, geometry and data analysis (statistics) in the elementary school mathematics curriculum.

Date First Offered:
2004-09-01

Hours:
Total Hours: 60
Lecture Hours: 4


Total Weeks:
15

This course is offered online:
No

Pre-Requisites:
One of Principles of Mathematics 11, Pre-Calculus 11, Foundations of Mathematics 11, or Math 040

Non-Course Pre-Requisites:
None

Co-Requisites:
None

Course Content:
-- Mathematical Reasoning
- Sets and Functions
- Whole Numbers
- Number Theory
- Integers
- Rational Numbers as Fractions
- Decimals, Percents and Real Numbers
- Introductory Geometry
- Congruence, Symmetry and Similarity
- Measurement
- Algebra and Graphing
- Statistics

Learning Outcomes:
A student who successfully completes the course will have reliably demonstrated the ability to:
1. Develop a mathematical background of whole numbers, rational and real numbers, geometry and statistics
2. Provide clear, concise explanations of concepts encountered in number systems, plane and solid geometry, coordinate geometry and statistics.
3. Approach promblem solving with confidence and to foster the same confidence i their future students.

Grading System:
Letters

Passing Grade:
D (50%)

Grading Weight:
Final Exam: 45 %
Midterm Exam: 30 %
Project: 10 %
Assignments: 15 %


Number of Assignments:
12

Percentage of Individual Work:
100

Course Offered in Other Programs:
Yes

Other Programs:
Associate of Arts Diploma - Fine Arts
Associate of Arts Degree
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