Advanced Calculus for Secondary Education Teachers 
ADV CALC TEACH 
CLASS CODE: 
MATH 460 
CREDITS:
2

DIVISION: 
PHYSICAL SCIENCE & ENGINEERING 
DEPARTMENT: 
MATHEMATICS 
GENERAL EDUCATION: 
This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement. 

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: 
Intended for those majoring or minoring in mathematics education. This course reveals the theoretical underpinnings of the topics taught in first and second semester calculus. Topics will include epsilondelta proofs, intermediate and mean value theorems, the fundamental theorems of calculus, differentiation, integration, infinite series, Taylor series, and how to teach calculus concepts to secondary school students. (Winter) 
DESCRIPTION: 
This course is intended to give prospective mathematics educators a deeper understanding of calculus topics so that they can be more effective Advanced Placement Calculus teachers. The course will have the students go through the Advanced Placement curriculum proving the major theorems and rules and exploring the theory behind the results. It will also explore how calculus topics are best taught. 
TOPICS: 
Topics will include epsilondelta proofs, intermediate and mean value theorems, the fundamental theorems of calculus, differentiation, integration, infinite series, Taylor series, and how to teach calculus concepts to secondary school students. 
OBJECTIVES: 
This course is intended to give prospective mathematics educators a deeper understanding of calculus topics so that they can be more effective Advanced Placement Calculus teachers. 
REQUIREMENTS: 
There will be regular homework assignments and tests. In addition students will give in class presentations of proofs and teaching demonstrations of how they would teach various topics. 
PREREQUISITES: 
Math 112, Math 113, Math 301 
OTHER: 

EFFECTIVE DATE: 
August 2003 