SRJC Course Outlines

10/28/2020 11:08:06 AMMATH 60 Course Outline as of Spring 2011

Inactive Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  MATH 60Title:  GEOMETRY/LIBERAL STUDIES  
Full Title:  Geometry for Liberal Studies
Last Reviewed:11/24/2003

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled017.5 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
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Catalog Description:
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This course is a study of Euclidean geometry, emphasizing its structure as a logical system.  Recommended for liberal studies and elementary education students.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Math 155.


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This course is a study of Euclidean geometry, emphasizing its structure as a logical system.  Recommended for liberal studies and elementary education students.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:Math 155.
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Major Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to:
1. Define a mathematical system
2. Apply inductive reasoning to plane figures
3. Apply deductive reasoning to proofs of theorems
4. Define congruent and similar triangles
5. Define parallel and perpendicular lines
6. Apply perimeter and area formulas
7. Apply rigid transformations
8. Define tessellations
9. Apply volume and surface area formulas
10.Apply geometry software

Topics and Scope
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I.   Basic Concepts
      A. Structure of a Mathematical System
          1. Undefined terms
          2. Theorems and proofs
      B. Angles
      C. Compass and straightedge constructions
II.  Perpendicular and Parallel Lines
      A. Definitions and properties
      B. Triangle angle sum theorem
III. Triangles and Circles
      A. Congruence conditions for triangles
      B. Similar triangles
      C. Pythagorean theorem
      D. Circle theorems
IV.  Plane Figures
      A. Polygons
      B. Perimeter
      C. Area
V.   Transformations
      A. Translations
      B. Rotations
      C. Reflections
VI.  Tessellations
VII. Solids
      A. Volume
      B. Surface area
      C. Euler's formula

Assignments:
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1. Weekly reading from the text or instructor prepared materials (20 - 50
  pages per week)
2. Assigned problems from the text or instructor prepared materials.
3. Performance exams such as compass and straight-edge constructions.
4. An oral or written project may be assigned.
5. Objective exams.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
1 - 15%
written report may be assigned
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
25 - 74%
Homework problems
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
20 - 40%
Performance exams
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
5 - 25%
Multiple choice
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 15%
PROJECT - ORAL OR WRITTEN (optional)


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Geometry, An Investigative Approach, O'Daffer Clemens (2nd), Addison
Wesley, 1992
Geometry and Its Applications, Walter Meyer, Academic Press, 1999

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