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### Updated 1/7/19

Course:  Math 20B

Title:  Calculus for Science and Engineering

Credit Hours:  4  (2 credits if taken after Math 10B or Math 10C)

Prerequisite:  AP Calculus AB score of 4 or 5,   or   AP Calculus BC score of 3,   or   Math 20A with a grade of C- or better,   or   Math 10B with a grade of C- or better,   or   Math 10C with a grade of C- or better.

Catalog Description:  Integral calculus of one variable and its applications, with exponential, logarithmic, hyperbolic, and trigonometric functions.  Methods of integration.  Polar coordinates in the plane.

Textbook: Calculus: Early Transcendentals, third edition, by Jon Rogawski and Colin Adams; published by W. H. Freeman and Company; 2015

Subject Material:  We shall cover parts of chapters 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10 of the text, as well as the Math 20B Course Supplement.

Lecture:  Attending the lecture is a fundamental part of the course; you are responsible for material presented in the lecture whether or not it is discussed in the textbook.  You should expect questions on the exams that will test your understanding of concepts discussed in the lecture.

Reading:  Reading the sections of the textbook corresponding to the assigned homework exercises is considered part of the homework assignment; you are responsible for material in the assigned reading whether or not it is discussed in the lecture.  It will be expected that you read the assigned material in advance of each lecture.

Academic Support:   You are encouraged to make use of the following academic support services that are freely available through the Academic Achievement Hub.

• Tutoring:   Drop-in and online tutoring is available.
• Supplemental Instruction:   Supplemental Instruction cultivates active learning with peer-assisted study sessions.

Electronic Computing Devices:  Graphing calculators and computer programs (or online computing websites such as WolframAlpha) can be very helpful when working through your homework.   However, a calculator/computer should be used as an aid in the learning concepts, not just as a means of computation.   You should use these devices/software when working on math problems at home, but always keep in mind that you will not be allowed access to any electronic computing devices during exams.   Of course, this also means that you will not be asked to solve problems on exams that require the aid of an electronic computing device.

Homework:  Graded homework will be assigned using WebAssign and will be accessible via TritonEd.  Additional textbook homework exercises are posted on the course textbook homework page with the same due date as the WebAssign homework.  The textbook homework exercises will not be collected and will not be graded; however, if you seek help from the instructor or TAs, they will often do these problems.

• Online homework will be done through WebAssign via TritonEd.
• No homework assignment scores will be dropped at the end of the quarter.
A Student Solutions Manual (available in the Bookstore) has complete solutions for odd-numbered problems in the text.

Midterm Exams:  There will be two midterm exams given during the quarter.   The midterm exams will be given from 8:00pm - 9:00pm in the evening as listed in the Schedule of Classes.   The dates and times of the exams are also recorded in the course calendar.   You may bring one 8.5 by 11 inch handwritten sheet of notes (which may be written on both sides) with you to each midterm exam.   No calculators (or other devices) will be allowed during the midterm exams.  There will be no makeup exams.

Final Examination:  The final examination will be held at the date and time stated in the course calendar and Schedule of Classes.

• It is your responsibility to ensure that you do not have a schedule conflict involving the final examination; you should not enroll in this class if you cannot take the final examination at its scheduled time.
• You may bring one 8.5 by 11 inch handwritten sheet of notes (which may be written on both sides) with you to the final examination; no other notes (or books) will be allowed.
• No calculators (or other devices) will be allowed during the final examination.

Administrative Deadline:  It is your responsibility to check that your exam scores and WebAssign homework scores on TritonEd are correct.  Contact your TA before the end of the 10th week of the quarter to resolve recording errors.

• Questions regarding missing or incorrectly recorded exam scores or WebAssign homework scores will not be considered after the last day of instruction.
• Be sure to check that your exam scores entered in TritonEd are the same as your exam scores published on Gradescope.

Grading: Your course grade will be determined by your cumulative average at the end of the term and will be based on the following scale:

 A+ A A- B+ B B- C+ C C- 97 93 90 87 83 80 77 73 70
• Note:  Each individual instructor may adjust the above scale based on their class's performance.
Your cumulative average will be the best of the following two weighted averages:
• 15% WebAssign Homework,  20% Midterm Exam I,  20% Midterm Exam II,  45% Final Exam
• 15% WebAssign Homework,  20% Best Midterm Exam,  65% Final Exam
In addition,  you must pass the final examination in order to pass the course.
• Note:  Since there are no makeup exams, if you miss an exam for any reason then your course grade will be computed with the final exam counting 65% of your weighted average.

Disability Accommodation:  Students requesting accommodations for this course due to a disability must provide a   current   Authorization for Accommodation (AFA) letter issued by the Office for Students with Disabilities (OSD), which is located in University Center 202 behind Center Hall.   Students are required to present their AFA letters to their instructor (please make arrangements to contact them privately) and to the OSD Liaison in the Mathematics Department   at least one week in advance   so that accommodations may be arranged.   Contact OSD for further information.