MTHT - Mathematics Education


Course Descriptions

MTHT 1300 Mathematics for Teachers I (3)

Provides students with a deeper understanding of the real number system and its subsystems, along with topics in logic and measurement. Appropriate for prospective elementary school teachers.

MTHT 1350 Mathematics for Teachers II (3)

Covers topics in mathematics relevant to elementary teachers. Includes elementary concepts in number theory, algebra, geometry, probability, and statistics.

MTHT 4310 Elementary-School Mathematics Methods (2)

This course presents methods, curricula, and materials for elementary school mathematics, with an emphasis on problem solving and teaching for understanding. Prerequisites: MTHT 1300 and acceptance to the Teacher Certification Program or permission of the student’s advisor.

MTHT 4320 Mathematics Methods for Disabled Learners (3)

Focuses on the development of mathematics instruction for students with special needs. Gives an overview of the cognitive and behavioral disabilities most frequently associated with learning disabled, behavior disordered, and mentally retarded students, and the effect each disability has on the development of mathematical concepts. Instructional alternatives address specific math disabilities. Prerequisites: MTHT 4310 and acceptance to the Teacher Certification Program or permission of the student's advisor.

MTHT 4450 Middle-School Mathematics Methods (3)

This course analyzes the curriculum and methods of middle-school mathematics, as well as the principal materials available for teaching. Prerequisites: 3 credit hours of mathematics at the 3000 level and acceptance to the Teacher Certification Program or permission of the student's advisor.

MTHT 4460 Secondary Mathematics Methods (3)

Analyzes the curriculum and methods of secondary school mathematics, as well as the principal materials available for teaching. Prerequisites: 6 credit hours of mathematics at the 3000 level and acceptance to the Teacher Certification Program or permission of the student's advisor.

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