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Mathematics for Elementary Teachers 1

This course is designed for students majoring in elementary education and to give mathematical understandings and skills necessary to teach in elementary schools. Logical developments and structure are emphasized throughout. Topics included are sets, natural numbers, integers, rational numbers, irrational numbers, numeration systems, calculator applications, and selected topics from number theory. Students are recommended to have a scientific calculator. Specifications will be discussed by the instructor. Lab Fee

Shakespeare

A study of selected Shakespearean plays designed to increase the reader’s appreciation and understanding of Shakespeare’s art.

Mathematics for Elementary Teachers 2

This course is the second of a two-course sequence that is designed to develop the mathematical understandings and skills required to teach effectively in elementary schools. Logic, formal reasoning, and the use of mathematics software are emphasized throughout. Topics include statistics, probability, geometric shapes, congruence, geometric construction, and measurement. Students are recommended to have a scientific calculator. Specifications will be discussed by the instructor. Lab Fee

Bible as Literature

This course offers a critical study of the Hebrew Bible, the Apocrypha, and the Christian Bible as distinct but related literary and theological traditions.

Math for Liberal Arts

This is a liberal arts mathematics course designed primarily for students whose programs of study have no further mathematics requirements. Its purpose is to develop an awareness of the use of mathematics in the world around us. Emphasis will be on the communication of mathematical ideas, problem solving, applications, and the historical nature of mathematics. Specific topics for this course include: Logic and Reasoning, Mathematics of Finance and Investment, Probability, Statistics, Graph Theory, and Geometry.

Applied Algebra/Trigonometry 1

This course includes the following topics: scientific notation, review of basic algebra, solution of linear equations, graphing of algebraic functions, introduction to trigonometry, solution of right triangles, vectors, graphs of trigonometric functions, solution of oblique triangles. Laboratory experiences will be used in this course to show direct applications. Students are required to have a graphing calculator. Specifications will be made by the instructor. Designed for students in technical, occupational fields. [48-16-64] Lab Fee

Science Fiction

An exploration of the background major themes and types, authors, and influences of science fiction. The goal is to become acquainted with the inter-relationship between science fiction as an art form and the cultures from which it develops as a mode of perceiving and defining reality.

Applied Algebra/Trigonometry 2

This course is a continuation of MATH 118 and includes the following topics: complex numbers, trigonometric identities, solution of trigonometric equations, solving systems of linear equations, rational expressions, solution of rational equations, solution of quadratic equations, logarithmic and exponential functions. Students are required to have a graphing calculator. Specifications will be made by the instructor. Course designed for students in technical occupational fields. [48-16-64] Lab Fee

Studies in the Novel

Studies in the relationship of literature and literary study to a second discipline: science, philosophy, psychology, social science, or fine arts. The literary genre and period and the second area vary from semester to semester. Course may be repeated for credit toward graduation up to six credit hours.