MATH-122: Mathematics for Elementary Teachers I

Catalog Info

Title when registering
Math for Elem Teachers I
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
5 (for 15-week classes)
MATH-110 with a C grade or better OR a satisfactory score on the placement test
Enrollment in ENG-131 or ENG-131 with a C grade or better
Course Description

For students who are involved in a curriculum for elementary teachers. Includes problem solving, set theory, number theory, numeration systems, whole numbers, and fractions. Addresses two aspects of teaching children mathematics – content and pedagogy – focused on Michigan Department of Education Standards for the Preparation of Teachers of Lower Elementary (Pre-K – 3) and Upper Elementary (Grades 3 – 6). Also addresses concept development, algorithms, children’s mathematical work, and communication skills--both oral and written--important for teaching children.

MTA Categories
  • Category 3: Mathematics (Quantitative Literacy Track)
General Education Categories
  • Mathematics
Office Contact
School of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM): 313-845-9632,, Health Careers Education Ctr, Room: G-122 and J-115
Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Fall 2024 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.