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Graduate Course Details
Number MSM 705
Title Geometry and Measurement for Middle School Teachers
Credits 3.0
Prerequisites Acceptance into the Master of Arts in Teaching Middle School Mathematics program or permission of the Program Coordinator. Not available for degree credit towards the MAT or MS mathematics programs


A comprehensive coverage of measurement concepts including perimeter, area, surface area, volume and the Pythagorean Theorem. Topics include properties of plane and 3-dimensional geometric figures, the concepts of congruence, similarity, symmetry, transformations and tessellations. An understanding of the nature and techniques of establishing geometric proofs is also central to the course.