ARKANSAS TECH UNIVERSITYCourse:
Math 1914, Pre-Calculus (ACTS MATH 1305-Pre- Calculus)
Instructor: Dale Felkins
Office: Corley 228
DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS
Office Hours: 10 - 11 MWF, 1 - 2 MWF.
Phone: (479) 498-6021 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Description: This course is designed to provide additional
mathematical background before enrolling in the calculus sequence.
Prerequisites: High School Algebra I and II, Trigonometry, and a Math ACTE subscore of at least 19.
The purpose of this course is to provide the student with additional
mathematical background necessary for the calculus sequence.
Text: Precalculus , 5th Edition, by Blitzer, published by Pearson Prentice Hall, 2014.
Assessment Methods: Grading will be based on the following:
Unit Tests 65%
Final Exam 25%
The following grading scale will be used:
Below 60% F
Material Covered: The following topics will
Success in this course is dependent upon regular attendance. Any
student who misses 5 class meetings without notifying the instructor
may be dropped from the course with a grade of FE.
Tests: If you miss a test, you must contact the instructor and take the
make-up test within one week of the original test. Make-up tests will
be given the instructor’s convenience. Also, you may only make up one
test during the session.
- Cheating: Cheating will not be
tolerated and can result in action ranging from a zero on the work
involved to an F in the course.
A graphing calculator, such as the TI-83 or TI-84, is required for this
course. However, there may be some exams or portions of exams to be
completed without the aid of a calculator.
- Late homework or late quizzes will
not be accepted and will receive a grade of zero. To receive full
credit on tests, all work must be shown. Tests must be written in
pencil or the test will receive a grade of zero.
- All cell
phones and mp3 players must be turned off during tests, and text
messaging during class is not allowed. You need to bring a calculator
to class for tests, you can not use your cell phone. Having your cell phone out during a test is considered as evidence of cheating.
- All course
material must be submitted by May 2. No work will be accepted after
this date unless previous arrangements have been made with the
- Algebraic Functions
- Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
- Basic Trigonometric
- Trigonometric Identities and equations
Begin||Jan. 17 |
|Spring Break||March 18 - 26|
|Last day to withdraw with a W||April 21 |
|Last day of
classes ||May 2 |
of course exam|| May 5|
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