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CRN 14741, 14742, 14743From CoursesContents1 THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT EL PASO COLLEGE OF SCIENCE2 Math 15083 Instructor4 Textbook(s), Materials:5 Course Objectives6 Course Activities/Assignments7 Grading Policy:8 Make-up Policy:9 Academic Integrity Policy:10 Civility Statement:11 Disability Statement:12 Military Statement:THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT EL PASO COLLEGE OF SCIENCEMath 1508Course Title Modular Pre-CalculusCredit Hrs 5 hoursTerm Fall 2009Course Meetings & Location LART 204Prerequisite Courses M0311 or placement by AccuplacerInstructorName Dr. Eduardo Quinonez-RcioOffice Location Classroom Building 404-DContact Info 747-8752Email [email protected] Hrs M-F 09:00 – 10:30 and TTH 11:30 -14:00Textbook(s), Materials:Required: PreCalculus, Seventh Edition by Ron Larson and Robert Hostetler, HoughtonMifflin Company.CRN 14741, 14742, 14743 - Courses http://servac.math.utep.edu/courses/CRN_14741...1 of 3 09/02/2009 10:52 PMWebAssign: Students will use WebAssign for homework. The access code is part of thecost of a new textbook at the UTEP bookstore. Enhanced WebAssign (EWA) Pricing viawww.webassign.net is $35 with credit card for Enhanced content for the life of theedition.Course Objectives(Learning Outcomes): Students are expected to have a clear understanding of the ideasof Precalculus as a solid foundation for subsequent courses in mathematics and otherdisciplines as well as for direct application to real life situations. The content of theentire course covers topics from basic mathematics and develop them using practicaland theoretical tools, building applications and making a strong support for Calculusclasses. A student passing MATH1508 Precalculus course will be able to work with theconcepts of functions (functions in general, exponential and logarithmic functions,polynomial and rational functions, trigonometric functions, etc), to solve a system oflinear and non-linear equations and inequalities, to make basic operations withmatrices, to apply mathematical induction method, to work with trigonometric functionsand their properties, and to apply in problems related to other branches of Science:Calculus, Algebra, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Pharmacy, Engineering, Statistics, etc.Course Activities/AssignmentsYou will find all homework on WebAssign. Please try to use Mozilla Firefox, , sinceWebAssign works best with this browser. Your name will be uploaded by the instructorto your assigned class. Due dates for the will begin August 31. Assessment of CourseObjectives: Homework/Lab attendance will count for 20% of your grade. There will beweekly quizzes that will count for 30% of your grade. Quizzes will be given everyweek. At the end of Time period 1, you will take an Exit Exam. You must attain a scoreof 60% or better on the Exit Exam. The Exit Exam will count for 50% of your overallgrade.Grading Policy:Your grade for this Modular will be: 50% Exit Exam (grade must be greater than or equal to 60%) 10% Quiz Average 20% WebAssign Homework Average and Lab Attendance 20% Lab Grade (Lab Attendance is required.)Make-up Policy:No makeup exams will be allowed except with proper documentation, i.e. doctor’snote, hospital’s note, or UTEP excused absence document. Homework is due onCRN 14741, 14742, 14743 - Courses http://servac.math.utep.edu/courses/CRN_14741...2 of 3 09/02/2009 10:52 PMspecified due dates no exceptions.Academic Integrity Policy:Cheating on a Test or Quiz must be dealt with in accordance with Universityregulations. This means automatic referral to and adjudication by the Dean ofStudents. During a Test or Quiz, you must present yourself in a manner that reflects anunderstanding of the traditional standards of academic honesty. You may not usenotes, your text, or an unauthorized calculator, and you may not at any time speak toother students or refer to their papers.Civility Statement:Please turn off Cell phones when you enter class and participate in class, activeparticipation in this class is a vital part of your success. If a cell phone goes off inclass or if a distraction occurs because of texting in class, we will have an immediatequiz for credit.Disability Statement:If a student has or suspects he/she has a disability and needs an accommodation,he/she should contact the Disabled Student Services Office (DSSO) at 747-5148 or at<[email protected]> or go to Room 106 Union East Building. The student is responsiblefor presenting to the instructor any DSS accommodation letters and instructions.Military Statement:If you are a military student with the potential of being called to military service and/or training during the course of the semester, you must contact me as soon aspossible before you leave.Retrieved from "http://servac.math.utep.edu/courses/CRN_14741%2C_14742%2C_14743"This page was last modified 16:43, 20 August 2009.This page has been accessed 12 times.Privacy policyAbout CoursesDisclaimersCRN 14741, 14742, 14743 - Courses http://servac.math.utep.edu/courses/CRN_14741...3 of 3 09/02/2009 10:52


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