MATH 3003     TRANSITION TO ADVANCED MATHEMATICS SPRING 2006

 

 

 

 

Instructor:      Dr. B. Landman

Section:           01

Class Times:  T, R 12:30-1:45

Office:             310 Boyd

Office Hours: T,R 11:30-12:30,  1:45-2:00, or by appointment

E-mail:            landman@westga.edu

Phone:             678-839-6489

Textbook:       A Transition to Advanced Mathematics, Sixth Edition, by Douglas Smith, Maurice Eggen, Richard St. Andre

Prerequisite:  MATH 2644 with a grade of C or better

 

 

 

Grading Procedure :

 

There will be four 50-minute tests, a cumulative final exam, and approximately 12 short

quizzes. The final grade for the course will be determined as follows:

 

Quizzes                            20%

3 Highest Tests     50%    

Final Exam           30%

 

 

Grading Scale:  A: 89-100  B: 78-89  C: 67-78  D: 56-66  F: 0-56

 

 

 

Test and Quiz Policy:

 

The lowest of your four 50-minute test scores will be dropped.

Your two lowest quiz scores will be dropped. There will be no make-up tests or quizzes.

If one test is missed, this will be considered as the test with the lowest score, and will be

the test that is dropped.  A second (or more) missed test will be given a grade of F.

Missed quizzes get a grade of 0 out of 10, up to two of which will be dropped.

 

 

 

 

 

Homework:

 

Homework will be assigned during each class meeting. It is to be completed by the next class meeting.  Although homework will not be collected or graded, it is ESSENTIAL to your success in the course that

                        you do the homework regularly, and on time. Part of each homework assignment is to read the corresponding material in the text.

 

 

 

Other:          

 

It is strongly recommended that you allow at least six hours each week, outside of class, for homework and study (more would be better).

 

Important Dates:     January 31, Tuesday:  Test 1

                                    February 23, Thursday:  Test 2

                                    March 2, Thursday: Last day to withdraw with grade of W

                                    March 28, Tuesday:  Test 3

                                    April 20, Thursday:         Test 4

                                    May 4, Tuesday 11AM-1PM:        Final Exam