MATH 3003

TRANSITION TO ADVANCED MATHEMATICS

Summer 2006

   

Instructor: Dr. John Hwang

Section: 01

Class Times: 12 1:45 MWF

Office: 326 Boyd

Office Hours: 11:45-12:00, 1:45-2:00 MW, or by appointment

E-mail: jhwang@westga.edu

Phone: 678-839-4136

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 4 short

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

 

Pop Quizzes 20%

Best 3 Tests 50%

Final Exam 30%

 

 

Grading Scale: A: 90-100

B: 80-89

C: 70-79

D: 60-69

F: 0-59

 

 

 

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 (the more hours, the better grade).

 

Important Dates:

Test 1 (Friday, June 16)

Test 2 (Friday, June 30)

Last day to withdraw with grade of W (Friday, June 30)

Test 3 (Wednesday, July 12)

Test 4 (Wednesday, July 26)

Final Exam (Friday, July, 28)