Your primary objective will be to learn correct use of mathematical terminology and notation. You will also be learning problem solving skills from the point of view of a mathematician. This course will satisfy the mathematics core curriculum requirement for most majors. A student who completes this course with a grade of C or better is ready to take trigonometry or precalculus.
Math 1003 or satisfactory score on placement exam
Graded work will be completed in the classroom on forms provided by the instructor or on long scantrons. It may be possible for a small fraction of the grade to come through online work through Courescompass.com
Missed quizzes may not be made up, but at least two of your lowest quiz scores will be dropped.
If you need to miss an exam, you should notify me before the exam is given. If you miss an exam due to an unforeseen situation, such as an accident, you should notify me as soon as possible. No allowances will be made for missed exams unless an adequate reason is given in a timely fashion.
Please come to class. If you should need to miss a class, arrive late, or leave early, then you should inform me of your need to do so. Students absent more than 4 times may be dropped, but you will not be dropped for excessive absences as long as you maintain a passing average.