MATH 161

Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers I

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Number systems and their properties, the set of real numbers and its subsets, the interpretation of numerical operations with applications including combinations and permutations, standard computation algorithms, basic geometry. Problem solving is emphasized throughout.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of MATH 161, MATH 160, MATH 160A.
  • Not open for credit to students with more than 1.5 units of credit in MATH courses numbered 100 or higher (excluding MATH 120) without prior permission of the department.
  • Intended for prospective Elementary Education students only.


  • One of Foundations of Mathematics 11, Foundations of Mathematics 12, Pre-Calculus 11, Pre-Calculus 12, Principles of Mathematics 11, Principles of Mathematics 12.

Undergraduate course in Mathematics offered by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics in the Faculty of Science.

Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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