**MTE 180 Theory of Elementary Mathematics. (3)**

*fall, spring, summer*

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

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

*once a year*

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

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

*once a year*

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)**

*not regularly offered*

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 482 Methods of Teaching Mathematics in Secondary School. (3)**

*fall only*

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)**

*spring only*

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

**MTE 484 Theory of Elementary Mathematics Internship. (3)**

*fall and spring only*

Employ hands-on activities and manipulatives to advance mathematical understanding in second- to fourth-grade students.

**MTE 494 Special Topics. (1–4)**

*fall and spring only*

Possible topics:

(a) | Advanced Methods of Teaching Secondary Mathematics. (3)
Continuation of MTE 482. Prerequisite: MTE 482. |

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

*once a year*

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

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

*not regularly offered*

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

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