Course Syllabus Math 1010 

Meeting times: 
Monday through Friday 8:30  11:30 
Location: 
Kirksey Old Main Building, Room 222 
Instructor: 

Office : 
Kirksey Old Main 257 
Office Hours: 
Monday through Thursday, 11:30  12:30 
Prerequisites:  Two years of high school algebra and a Math Enhanced
ACT of at least 21or DSM 0850 or AAPP Placement. Note: Contact your instructor immediately if these requirements have not been met. 
Required Materials: 
Text: Miller, Heeren and Hornsby.
Mathematical Ideas, 11^{th} Edition. Pearson Publishers. Calculator: A scientific calculator with exponentiation capability, preferably Texas Instruments TI 83 or TI 84 
Purpose:  This course is designed to broaden students’ perspectives of mathematics. It satisfies the Area IVB General Studies requirements and is also part of the required sequence for students preparing to become elementary school teachers. 
Objectives:  Upon completion of this course,
students will have: 1. Developed mathematical reasoning and problem solving skills. 2. Enhanced their facility with the language of mathematics and their ability to communicate mathematical ideas. 3. Applied mathematical skills and concepts in problem solving situations. 4. Reviewed and extended specific knowledge in selected topics from areas such as logic, sets, algebraic reasoning, probability, statistics, and consumer mathematics. 5. Developed a better appreciation of mathematics as a discipline. 6. Acquired an awareness of the interrelationship among the various fields of mathematics as well as the relationship of mathematics to other disciplines. 
Main topics:  This course consists of selected topics from Chapters 1,2,5,6,9,10,11
and 12 in the required text, including:

Grading :  4 Term Exams : 100 points each Comprehensive Final Exam : 200 points 
Grading Scale:  A: 10090, B^{+}: 8987, B:8683, B^{}: 8280, C^{+}: 7977, C:7673, C^{}: 7270, D^{+}: 6967, D:6663, D^{}: 6260, F: < 60 points. 
Absences:  Tests can be made up only with a Valid University Excuse, see Student Handbook for details. 
Remarks:  Recommended selfstudy time is a minimum of class meeting
time, about 15 hours per week.
If you have a disability that may require assistance or accomodation, or you have questions related to accomodations for testing, notetakers, readers, etc., please contact me as soon as possible. You may also contact the Office of Disabled Student Services (8982783) with questions about such services. 
Important Dates: 
May 12: First day of class. May 13: Last day to drop w/o a grade. May 20: Last day to drop with a 'W'. No 'W' will be granted after this date. Final Exam: May 30 (last day of class) 