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Math 238-102: General Calculus II
Spring 2018 Course Syllabus

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.

Course Information

Course Description: Topics include applications of integral calculus and an introduction to ordinary differential equations. Effective From: Spring 2013.

Number of Credits: 3

Prerequisites: Math 138 with a grade of C or better or math 139 with a grade of C or better or Math 111 with a grade of C or better. A continuation of Math 138.

Course-Section and Instructors

Course-Section Instructor
Math 238-102 Professor M. Perez

Office Hours for All Math Instructors: Spring 2018 Office Hours and Emails

Required Textbook:

Title Calculus: Concepts & Contexts w/ WebAssign
Author Stewart
Edition 4th
Publisher Cengage Learning
ISBN # 978-0538796859

University-wide Withdrawal Date: The last day to withdraw with a W is Monday, April 2, 2018. It will be strictly enforced.


DMS Course Policies: 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.

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

Weekly Quizzes 15%
Midterm Exam I 25%
Midterm Exam II 25%
Final Exam 35%

Your final letter grade will be based on the following tentative curve.

A 90 - 100 C 70 - 74
B+ 85 - 89 D 60 - 69
B 80 - 84 F 0 - 59
C+ 75 - 79

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

Exams: There will be two midterm exams held in class during the semester and one comprehensive final exam. The final exam will be held during the following week:

Final Exam Week Week 6
Final Exam Week 11
Final Exam Period May 4 - 10, 2018

The final exam will test your knowledge of all the course material taught in the entire course. Make sure you read and fully understand the Math Department's Examination Policy. This policy will be strictly enforced.

Makeup Exam Policy: There will be No make-up QUIZZES OR EXAMS during the semester. In the event an exam is not taken under rare circumstances where the student has a legitimate reason for missing the exam, the student should contact the Dean of Students office and present written verifiable proof of the reason for missing the exam, e.g., a doctor’s note, police report, court notice, etc. clearly stating the date AND time of the mitigating problem. The student must also notify the Math Department Office/Instructor that the exam will be missed.

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

Additional Resources

Math Tutoring Center: Located in the Central King Building, Lower Level, Rm. G11 (See: Spring 2018 Hours)

Further Assistance: For further questions, students should contact their instructor. All instructors have regular office hours during the week. These office hours are listed on the Math Department's webpage for Instructor Office Hours and Emails.

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

Accommodation of Disabilities: Disability Support Services (DSS) offers long term and temporary accommodations for undergraduate, graduate and visiting students at NJIT.

If you are in need of accommodations due to a disability please contact Chantonette Lyles, Associate Director of Disability Support Services at 973-596-5417 or via email at The office is located in Fenster Hall Room 260. A Letter of Accommodation Eligibility from the Disability Support Services office authorizing your accommodations will be required.

For further information regarding self identification, the submission of medical documentation and additional support services provided please visit the Disability Support Services (DSS) website at:

Important Dates (See: Spring 2018 Academic Calendar, Registrar)

Date Day Event
January 16, 2018 T First Day of Classes
January 22, 2018 M Last Day to Add/Drop Classes
March 11 - 18, 2018 Su - Su Spring Recess - No Classes/ University Closed
March 30, 2018 F Good Friday - No Classes/ University Closed
April 2, 2018 M Last Day to Withdraw
May 1, 2018 T Friday Classes Meet - Last Day of Classes
May 2 - 3, 2018 W - R Reading Days
May 4 - 10, 2018 F - R Final Exam Period

Course Outline

Section and Topic Lecture
Week 1 Review on derivatives 1
  5.1 Area 2
Week 2 5.2 Definite Integrals 3
  5.3 Evaluation 4
Week 3 5.4 Fundamental Theorem 5
  5.5 Substitution 6
Week 4 5.6 Integration by parts 7
  5.7 Addition Techniques 8
Week 5 5.9 Applications 9
  5.10 Improper Integrals 10
Week 6 └► REVIEW FOR EXAM #1 11-12
Week 7 6.1 Area 13
  6.2-6.3 Volume 14
Week 8 6.4 Length 15
  6.5 Average value and applications 16
Week 9 7.1 Modeling 17
  7.3 Separable 18
Week 10 └► Last Day to Withdraw from this course
  7.4 Exponentials 19
8.1 Sequences 20
Week 11 └► REVIEW FOR EXAM #2 21-22
Week 12 8.2 Series 23
  8.3-8.4 Integral test and comparison test 24
Week 13 8.5 Power series 25
  8.6 Taylor and Maclaurin series 26
Week 14 8.7 Taylor and Maclaurin series 27
Week 16 Final EXAM WEEK: MAY 4 - 10, 2018

Updated by Professor M. Perez - 1/17/2018
Department of Mathematical Sciences Course Syllabus, Spring 2018