**MTE 180 Theory of Elementary Mathematics.** (3) F, S, SS

Number systems, intuitive geometry, elementary algebra, and measurement. Intended for prospective elementary school teachers. Prerequisite: MAT 117 or equivalent.

**MTE 181 Theory of Elementary Mathematics.** (3) A

Continuation of MTE 180. Prerequisite: MTE 180 or instructor approval.

**MTE 380 Arithmetic in the Elementary School.** (3) A

Historical numeration systems, overview of elementary number theory, including primes, factorization, divisibility, bases, modular systems, linear congruence, and continued fractions. Prerequisite: MTE 181 or instructor approval.

**MTE 381 Geometry in the Elementary School.** (3) N

Informal geometry, including concepts of length, area, volume, similarity, and congruence. Classification of figures, straightedge and compass constructions, and motion geometry. Prerequisite: MTE 380 or instructor approval.

**MTE 480 Mathematics in the Upper-Elementary Grades I.** (3) N

An introduction to probability and statistics, including open-ended data gathering and processing, counting techniques, sampling strategies, estimation, and decision making. Prerequisite: MTE 381 or instructor approval.

**MTE 481 Mathematics in the Upper-Elementary Grades II.** (3) N

Elementary functions and their applications. A thorough investigation of some of the algorithms of basic arithmetic. Prerequisite: MTE 480 or instructor approval.

**MTE 482 Methods of Teaching Mathematics in Secondary School.** (3) F, SS

Examination of secondary school curricular material and analysis of instructional devices. Teaching strategies, evaluative techniques, diagnosis, and remediation and problem solving. Prerequisite: instructor approval.

**MTE 483 Mathematics in the Secondary School.** (3) S, SS

Topics in geometry, number theory, algebra, and analysis. Emphasis on unifying principles. Prerequisite: MAT 310 or instructor approval.

**MTE 582 Modern Mathematics for Teachers.** (3) N

Theory of sets, real number system, transfinite numbers, and other selected topics. Prerequisite: instructor approval.

**MTE 583 Abstract Algebra for Teachers.** (3) N

Postulational approach to algebra and elementary mathematical systems, including groups and fields. Prerequisite: instructor approval.

**MTE 585 Modern Geometry for Teachers.** (3) A

Euclidean, projective, and non-Euclidean geometries. Prerequisite: instructor approval.

**MTE 587 Analysis for Teachers.** (3) N

Subject matter in mathematics appropriate for accelerated programs in secondary schools, including analytic geometry and calculus. Prerequisite: instructor approval.

**MTE 588 Analysis for Teachers.** (3) N

Continuation of MTE 587. Prerequisite: MTE 587 or instructor approval.

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