Syllabus for MA  103  section 001, Fall 2013

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Instructor: Tom Lada                                                                          
Office: SAS 3118                                                                                        
Office Hours: MW 3:30-4:30,  and by appointment                      
Phone Number: 515-8773
E-mail address: lada@math.ncsu.edu


2. TA's: Yang Zhao office hours: Wednesday, 9 - 12 in Laundry Building 202; email Yang

3. Textbook:  Excursions in Modern Mathematics, 8th Edition by Tannenbaum

on-line lectures

Math Tutorial Center

Homework

4. IMPORTANT:  Maintain  a complete notebook - you will be allowed to use it during the tests
 

5. Tentative schedule of reading assignments


6. Tentative schedule of homework due dates, quizzes and tests:
     Test dates:  Sept 12 ,   Oct 3 ,   Oct 29 ,   Nov 19
      Final Exam:  Tuesday, December 17, 8-11 am

7. Determination of grades: + and - system

 
Attendance:  lowest test grade dropped if 3 or fewer absences
Tests:  70% of grade
Final Exam: 30% of grade
8. Policy on incomplete grades and late assignments:
 
 

9. Policy on absences (excused and unexcused) and scheduling makeup work:

The attendance policy is consistent with the Academic Regulations which can be found at http://www2.ncsu.edu/unity/project/www/ncsu/provost/info/academic_regulations/attend/reg.htm (link)

In addition, the following clarifications are used in this course:

10. Course Prerequisites / Restrictive Statements:
More information is available at : http://www2.acs.ncsu.edu/reg_records/crs_cat/MA.html (link)
 

In addition,the following clarifications are used in this course:

11. Academic Integrity Statement:
Students are expected to follow university guidelines available at http://www.ncsu.edu/provost/academic_regulations/integrity/reg.htm (link)

In addition, the following clarifications are used in this course:


12. NC State policy on working with students with disabilities:

Information can be found at http://www2.ncsu.edu/ncsu/stud_affairs/counseling_center/dss/ (link)

In addition, the following clarifications are used in this course:


13. Statement on laboratory safety or risk assumption in courses requiring physical activity or field trips:

None
14. Statement on "pass-through" charges e.g. , lane rental at bowling alley, field trip costs, etc.:
None
Further Information:
NCSU Academic Regulations can be found at http://www2.ncsu.edu/unity/project/www/ncsu/provost/info/academic_policies/ (link)