Master Course Outline
MATH 040
Number Sense, Computation, and Math Study Skills

Credits: 5 
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50
Lecture Hours:50

Description
Number Sense, Computation and Math Study Skills emphasizes reinforcement of the student's arithmetic background and its application to common mathematical tasks involving integers, fractions, and decimals. There will be dual emphasis on fortification of mental calculation power with minimum reliance on digital calculation and appropriate use of technology in computing. In addition to math skill content, students will be introduced to a variety of strategies designed to reduce math anxiety and improve student success. Prerequisite: Appropriate placement score or permission of the Mathematics Department. 
Intended Learning Outcomes
Students will be able to organize numbers with regard to place values.
Students will be able to perform basic computations including order of operations exercises on whole numbers, integers, fractions and decimals without the use of a calculator.
Students will be able to use a scientific calculator to perform basic computations including order of operations exercises on whole numbers, integers, fractions and decimals.
Students will be able to use online resources to supplement their learning.
Students will demonstrate their understanding of study skills and college readiness.


Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
Course 
Year Quarter 
Item 
Instructor 

MATH 040 
Winter 2015 
1582 
Jennifer Leber 

MATH 040 
Winter 2015 
6845 
Paul Boyd 

MATH 040 
Winter 2015 
1581 
Michelle Schmode 

MATH 040 
Fall 2014 
1581 
Jennifer Leber 

MATH 040 
Fall 2014 
1583 
Terri Trick 


Two Year Projected Schedule
Year One* 
Year Two** 
Fall 
Winter 
Spring 
Summer 
Mini 
Fall 
Winter 
Spring 
Summer 
Mini 
X

X

X

X


X

X

X

X



*If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
**If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.
