UT Dallas 2019 Undergraduate Catalog

MATH3301 - Mathematics for Elementary and Middle School Teachers

MATH 3301 Mathematics for Elementary and Middle School Teachers (3 semester credit hours) This course is intended to develop future teachers' depth of mathematical understanding by examining concepts in school mathematics from an advanced perspective. Topics include: numeration systems; arithmetic algorithms, prime factorization and other properties of the integers; proportional reasoning involving fractions and decimals; counting methods; and basic ideas of geometry and measurement. Problem solving is stressed. May not be used to satisfy: [1] undergraduate mathematics core requirement, [2] degree requirements by students in Mathematics, [3] electives, or [4] certification requirements in 8-12 mathematics. Prerequisite: MATH 1306 or MATH 1314 or equivalent. (3-0) S