# MTE

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## MTE 6100 Mathematical Modeling in the Behavioral Sciences

Level:GraduateCredit Hours:3Schedule Type:LectureImportant mathematical topics such as differential equations, axiomatics, probability theory, matrix algebra, simulation, and game theory and their use in a variety of models in the social sciences, life sciences, and humanities.

## MTE 6400 History of Mathematics

Level:GraduateCredit Hours:3Schedule Type:LectureMathematics as an on-going human activity. Historical development and contributions from diverse cultures of: number systems; measurement; algebra; Euclidean and non-Euclidean geometries; calculus; discrete mathematics; and statistics and probability.

## MTE 6420 Probability and Statistics for Middle School Teachers

Level:GraduateCredit Hours:3Schedule Type:LectureLabProbability and statistical methods applied to real problems. Scientific method of investigation. Data collection, organization, display, and analysis. Sampling distributions and probability. Introductions to statistical inference. Use of appropriate software and graphing calculator.

## MTE 6430 Algebra and Functions for Middle School Teachers

Level:GraduateCredit Hours:4Schedule Type:LectureAlgebraic principles and linear functions are reviewed with respect to their usage in middle school classrooms. Polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions are studied from a perspective appropriate for a middle school teacher.

## MTE 6450 Geometry for Middle School Teachers

Level:GraduateCredit Hours:3Schedule Type:LectureLabA study of two- and three-dimensional geometry appropriate for grade 4-10 teachers. Compass constructions, triangle congruence postulates, Pythagorean Theorem and proofs. Surface area and volume. Coordinate geometry applied to proofs and transformations.

## MTE 6460 Problem Solving and Mathematical Modeling for Middle School Teachers

Level:GraduateCredit Hours:4Schedule Type:LectureLearning to think about the world quantitatively through experiencing solving pure and applied mathematics problems and modeling real world problems individually and in groups.

## MTE 6480 Concepts in Calculus for Middle School Teachers

Level:GraduateCredit Hours:3Schedule Type:LectureLabAn exploration meant to give a solid conceptual understanding of the big ideas in calculus (limit, derivative, integral). Applications, connections to algebra, and how these concepts appear in middle school math classrooms are emphasized.

## MTE 6880 Independent Reading in Mathematics and Statistics Education

Level:GraduateCredit Hours:1Schedule Type:Independent StudySelected topics from the research literature on a particular topic in mathematics and statistics education.

## MTE 6920 Seminar in Mathematics and Statistics Education

Level:GraduateCredit Hours:1Schedule Type:SeminarReading and discussion of current trends and research in mathematics and statistics education with applications to Pre K-14 mathematics classrooms.

## MTE 6990 Selected Topics in Mathematics and Statistics Education

Level:GraduateCredit Hours:1 to 3Schedule Type:Independent StudySelected topics pertinent to Pre K - 14 mathematics educators.