# Calculus I – Course Syllabus Class Periods: 10:00am-10:50am MTWF Classroom: Thompson Hall 303 Instructor: Mei Q. Chen, Thompson Hall 328

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Calculus I – Course Syllabus Class Periods: 10:00am-10:50am MTWF Classroom: Thompson Hall 303 Instructor: Mei Q. Chen, Thompson Hall 328 E-mail: chenm@citadel.edu Phone: (843) 953-7896 (office) http://macs.citadel.edu/chenm/131.dir/09fal.dir/syl.html

Calculus I – Course Syllabus Textbook: Calculus - 3rd Edition by R. T. Smith and R. B. Minton

Calculus I – Course Syllabus Goals: Have a good understanding of (1) concepts of calculus and (2) applications of calculus in sciences and engineering.

Calculus I – Course Syllabus Tips:  taking good notes  participating in class discussions and group work  asking questions  seeking for assistance whenever it is needed  keeping up with assignments  having fun

Calculus I – Course Syllabus A Note: If any of you do not feel comfortable in Calculus I during the first two weeks of the semester (from August 26 to September 8), please meet with me as soon as possible to discuss the possibility of switching you back to Precalculus.

Calculus I – Course Syllabus Grading Policy: (1) Homework and Classroom Assignments – 14% (2) Quizzes – 14% (3) Hour exams - 48% Sept. 16, Oct. 9, Sept. 16, Oct. 9, Nov. 3, Dec. 4 Nov. 3, Dec. 4 (4) Final exam - 24%

Calculus I – Course Syllabus Grading Policy: ( assume one passes the Gateway Exam ) A = 90% or higher B = 80% - 89% C = 70% - 79% --- (qualify for Cal II) --- (qualify for Cal II) D = 60% - 69% F = 59% or lower

Calculus I – Course Syllabus Gateway Exam Policy: To pass the course with C or higher, one must pass Derivative Gateway Test Derivative Gateway Test given by the department.

Calculus I – Course Syllabus Office Hours/ESP Study Sessions (1) Office Hours: (1) Office Hours: 2:30-4:00pm, MTWR 2:30-4:00pm, MTWR TH 328 TH 328 (2) ESP Study/Help Sessions 8:00pm-9:30pm MR TH 326 TH 326

Calculus I – Course Syllabus Math Lab in Writing Center: Mondays - Thursday: 1pm to 4 pm; Thompson 117 1pm to 4 pm; Thompson 117 Tuesdays and Thursdays: 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm; Thompson 303 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm; Thompson 303Sundays: 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm; Thompson 303 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm; Thompson 303 Calc Workshop for TI-83/84 Sept 1st from 8pm-9:30pm in Thompson 303 Calc Workshop for TI-89 Sept 2nd from 6:30-7:45 in Thompson 303

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