MAED 3137. Investigative Geometry and Measurement (3-0-3) Prerequisite: MATH 1125 or MATH 1131 with a grade of "C" or better and admission to teacher education. An exploration of geometry and measurement topics suitable for middle school math teachers through the use of a variety of tools. Topics include similarity of geometric figures, areas of plane figures, volumes of solids, properties of parallel and perpendicular lines, congruence of geometric figures, Pythagorean Theorem, cross sections of cylinders, cones or other solids, basic analytic geometry, deductive reasoning, and elementary proofs. This course will not count toward the mathematics minor.
MAED 5131. Algebra & Proportionality (3-0-3) Prerequisite: MAED 6130 with a grade of "C" or better. A deep examination of algebra topics that are relevant for elementary school teaching. Number theory, functions, and mathematical modeling using technology. Problem solving involving ratio and proportion. Students may only attempt the course three times.