MAT 1110 is a 3 credit course that meets for four hours each week. The extra hour will be used for students to work in groups using manipulatives. Successful completion of the course (C- or better) qualifies the student to enroll in MAT 1120 during the following 12 months.


Problem solving, sets, functions, reasoning, number theory, whole numbers, integers, fractions, and decimals. 


Students qualify for MAT 1110 by having achieved one of the following:
  • satisfactory score on the Mathematics Placement Exam in the past 12 months.
  • a grade of ANC, BNC or CNC in MAT 0995 taken at Wayne State University in the past 12 months.
  • a grade of C- or better in MAT 1050 taken at Wayne State University in the past 12 months.
  • a validated SAT Math score of 600 or higher, or a validated ACT Math score of 26 or higher.
  • Post baccalaureate students qualify by any of the above methods or by documenting to a math advisor the satisfactory completion of a college mathematics class at the level of precalculus or above.
For placement at this level, students should have a command of algebra and basic geometry corresponding to approximately three years of college preparatory mathematics.


  1. MATHEMATICS For Elementary Teachers, A Conceptual Approach, Ninth Edition, by Bennett, Burton, and Nelson
  2. MATHEMATICS For Elementary Teachers, An Activities Approach, Ninth Edition, by Bennett, Burton, and Nelson
  3. Manipulative Kit
All three items may be purchased together for a discounted price. These will also be used for MAT 1120.

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