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Math for Teachers at UNM
(Elementary and Middle School)
NOTE: The Math Education courses were updated after the College of Education (COE) reduced the math requirements for elementary education majors from 9 credit hours to 6 credit hours.
Math 1110/1118 (Formerly MATH 111) – Math for Elementary and Middle School Teachers 1
This course offers an indepth look rational numbers, arithmetic operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division), and basic geometric concepts. Problem solving is emphasized throughout. (Course updated Fall 2017)
Math 215 – Math for Elementary and Middle School Teachers 3
The course covers algebra from the viewpoint of elementary school curriculum with emphasis on proportional and linear relationships. Also included: data analysis and other topics with connections to the elementary curriculum. Problem solving is emphasized throughout. Prerequisite: MATH 111 (Course Updated Spring 2018)
Math 216 – Math for Middle School Teachers
Development of mathematical concepts from the viewpoint of the middle school curriculum. Topics include: indepth development of algebraic thinking, connections between algebra and geometry, and applications. Problem solving is emphasized throughout. Prerequisite: MATH 215 (First offered Fall 2018)
OLD COURSE: Math 112 – Math for Elementary and Middle School Teachers 2 (No longer offered)
This course develops basic geometric concepts including rigid transformations and congruence; dilations and similarity; length, area and volume; systems of measurement and unit conversions; connections to coordinate geometry. Problem solving is emphasized throughout. (Prerequisite: MATH 111) Students who need 9 credit hours of Math Education courses should now take MATH 111, MATH 215 and MATH 216
NEW NUMBERING: MATH 111 becomes MATH 1110 (fall) then MATH 1118 (spring); MATH 215 becomes MATH 2118 (spring), MATH 216 becomes MATH 2115 (spring)