MATH 113 Course Syllabus - spring  2012

NJIT Academic Integrity CODE:  All Students should be aware that the Department of Mathematical Sciences takes the University Code on Academic Integrity at NJIT very seriously and enforces it strictly.  This means that there must not be any forms of plagiarism, i.e., copying of homework, class projects, or lab assignments, or any form of cheating in quizzes and exams.  Under the University Code on Academic Integrity, students are obligated to report any such activities to the Instructor.

 

Math 113: Finite Mathematics and Calculus I

 

Number of Credits:  3

 

Course Description:  This course is intended for Architecture students and is an introduction An introduction to differential and integral calculus. Applications include area, volumes, curve lengths, surface area, centroids, and moments. Focus is on application throughout the course. Effective From: Fall 2011 

Prerequisites:  Math 107 with a grade of C or better, or Math 109 with a grade of C or better, or Math 101 with a grade of C or better or Math 110 with a grade of C or better or placement by performance on standardized entrance examinations.

 

Textbook:  Calculus and Its Applications, 9th Edition, By Marvin L. Bittinger, David J. Ellenbogen. ISBN-10: 0-321-39534-4, ISBN-13: 978-0-321-39534-4. Published by Pearson © 2008.

 

Website:   web.njit.edu/~plastock

Instructor:   (for specific course-related information, follow the link below)

 

Math 113-002

Prof. Burris

Math 113-004

Prof. Mohebbi

Math 113-102

Prof. Morcos

 

 

 Grading Policy:  The final grade in this course will be determined as follows: 

 

Project:

15%

Two Midterm Exams:

25% each

Final Exam:

35%


Your final letter grade will be based on the following tentative curve. NOTE:  This course needs to be passed with a grade of C or better in order to proceed to Math 114.

A

89.1-100

C

69.1-75

B+

85.1-89

D

60-69

B

79.1-85

F

 

C+

75.1-79

 

 

 

Drop Date:  Please note that the University Drop Date March 20,2012 deadline will be strictly enforced.

Homework Policy:  Homework problems will be assigned in class.

Attendance:  Attendance at all classes will be recorded and is mandatory. Please make sure you read and fully understand the Department’s Attendance Policy. This policy will be strictly enforced.

Makeup Exam Policy:  There will be No make-up EXAMS during the semester. In the event the Final Exam is not taken, under rare circumstances where the student has a legitimate reason for missing the final exam, a makeup exam will be administered by the math department. In any case the student must notify the Math Department Office and the Instructor that the exam will be missed and present written verifiable proof of the reason for missing the exam, e.g., a doctors note, police report, court notice, etc., clearly stating the date AND time of the mitigating problem.

Further Assistance:  For further questions, students should contact their Instructor. All Instructors have regular office hours during the week. These office hours are listed at the link above by clicking on the Instructor’s name. Teaching Assistants are also available in the math learning center.

Cellular Phones:  All cellular phones and beepers must be switched off during all class times.


 

MATH DEPARTMENT CLASS POLICIES LINK 

All DMS students must familiarize themselves with and adhere to the Department of Mathematical Sciences Course Policies, in addition to official university-wide policies. DMS takes these policies very seriously and enforces them strictly. For DMS Course Policies, please click here.

January 16, 2012

M

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day ~ University Closed

March 11-18, 2012

Su-Su

Spring Recess ~ No Classes Scheduled ~ University Open

March 20, 2012

T

Last Day to Withdraw from this course

April 6, 2012

F

Good Friday ~ University Closed

May 1, 2012

T

Classes follow a Friday Schedule, Last Day of Classes

May 2, 2012

W

Reading Day

May 3-9, 2012

R-W

Final Exams

 

Course Outline and Homework Assignments:

 

 

Week 1

R.4,
1.1 - 1.4

Linear Equations; Introduction to Limits and Differentiation

Week 2

1.5, 1.6

Linear Equations; Introduction to Limits and Differentiation

Week 3

1.7, 1.8

Derivatives

Week 4

1.8, 2.1

Derivatives

Higher Order Derivatives

Week 5

└►

REVIEW FOR EXAM #1

└►

MIDTERM EXAM I

2.2, 2.3

First Derivative and Graphs

Week 6

2.4, 2.5

Second Derivatives and Graphs 

Week 7

2.6, 2.7

Maximum and Minimum

Week 8

2.7

Absolute Extrema

Optimization

Week 9

3.1, 3.2,
3.3

Optimization

Exponentials and Logs

Week 10

└►

REVIEW FOR EXAM #2

└►

MIDTERM EXAM II

4.1 - 4.3

Exponentials and Log, Definite Integrals

Week 11

4.1 - 4.4

Indefinite and Definite Integral

Fundamental Theorem of Calculus

Week 12

6.1

 Definite Integral

Week 13

6.2, 6.3

Areas

Week 14

6.6

Week 15

└►

REVIEW FOR FINAL EXAM

 

 

 

Prepared By:  Prof. Roy Plastock

Last revised:  January 12, 2012

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