Aug 10, 2020  
2020-2021 General Catalog 
2020-2021 General Catalog

MATH 1051 - Classical Algebra for Teachers (QL)

QL Quantitative Literacy
4 credits

Math 1051 is designed to lead preservice elementary school teachers to develop a deep conceptual understanding of classical algebra necessary to succeed in Math 2010, 2020 and 1210.  Topics include naive set theory, the field axioms of classical algebra, functions (including binary operations; sequences and strings; bijections; and polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions), set cardinality, and analytical geometry.

  • Declared major in elementary education or special education
  • One of the following within the last year or three consecutive semesters (including summer):
    • Completion of the equivalent of Math 0995 with a grade C-
    • Math ACT Score of at least 23 or equivalent Math SAT score
    • AP calculus score of at least 3 on the AB exam
    • Satisfactory score on the Math Placement Exam