Mathematics for Elementary Education

Course Description

Designed for prospective elementary and middle school teachers. An introduction to the discipline of mathematics as the use of logical, quantitative, and spatial reasoning in the abstraction, modeling, and problem solving of real-world situations. The main topics in the course include the origins of mathematics, mathematical reasoning and problem solving strategies, theory of sets, integers and integral number theory, rational numbers and proportion, real numbers and decimal notation, and measurement. Throughout the course students will experience the learning of mathematics in a way that models how they can create an active learning environment for their future students.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
01539 MATH 46 27 ·T·R··· 01:30 PM-03:45 PM Salvador Guerrero MLC108

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2019-09-23 to 2019-12-13.
MATH-046.27: TI-83 Plus/TI-84 Plus calculator recommended.

Course Details

5 Units
Five hours lecture (60 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
General Education Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading
Also Listed As
(Also listed as EDUC 46. Students may enroll in either department, but not both, for credit.)


See general education pages for the requirement this course meets.
MATH 114 with a grade of C or better, or a qualifying score on Intermediate Algebra Placement Test within the past calendar year.
EWRT 211 and READ 211 (or LART 211), or ESL 272 and 273.
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