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MTH 110 Math for Elementary Teaching I
Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite: Algebra: (1) grade of C or better in MTH 098 or 099; or (2) an ACT Math score of 23 or above or an appropriate placement score; or (3) placement into MTH 098 and a minimum high school un-weighted GPA of 3.5/4.0 with a grade of C or better in two semesters of second year high school algebra. Geometry: (1) grade of C or better in MTH 097; or (2) appropriate score on geometry placement test; or (3) grade of C or better in two semesters of high school geometry. Reading: (1) grade of C or better in RDG 091; or (2) an ACT Reading score of 18 or above or an appropriate placement score.

The first course of a two-part sequence that meets the requirements for state certification in elementary teaching. Problem-solving and mathematical reasoning are main threads throughout the course. The course content includes: whole numbers, integers, rational numbers, sets, functions, reasoning, numeration systems and number theory. Course pedagogy involves students as active participants in the learning process. The two-course sequence, MTH 110/113, fulfills the Illinois Transferable General Education Core Curriculum requirement only for students seeking state certification as elementary teachers or special education teachers. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available