Precalculus Course Information (Spring, 2013)
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Sample Syllabus for Math 104
Math 104 Sample
(You can modify this, too.)
Math 104 Schedule
for Spring 2013:
Please remember the
Be sure to read
Mathematics Department Policies. There
is some very important
information there (such as our policies on exams, what to do if you
cannot come to class, etc.)
Make sure you
include your name, contact information, etc. on the syllabus above.
You can implement your own homework policies, statements on
classroom behaviors, dropping a score, grading standards, etc. Be sure to review the
entire document before you print and distribute it to your class.
send your syllabus
prior to the beginning of the semester. Also, use this address to
send your exams. Any questions/concerns should be addressed there as
other coordinated courses, there is no common final in this course. You
write (and grade) your own final examination.
Below are some
specific guidelines. Please contact me in advance if you deviate
significantly from these.
the department guidelines regarding tests:
- No take-home
No Scantron (machine-gradable) exams
No notes for exams
No make-up exams are recommended. (You can either drop the lowest
test score or replace it with the final exam’s score).
syllabus must contain your grading policies. Here are suggested ranges
should also outline the method you use to assign grades. Students should
have a clear understanding of how their grade is calculated. It is
suggested you use the following scale. Let x be the student's overall
|x is at least 90%
||x is in [80%, 90%)
||x is in [70%, 80%)
||x is in [60%, 70%)
||x is in [0%, 60%)
contain student learning outcomes (SLOs). You can find them in the
sample syllabus above. The SLOs will be used as a measure of what our
students are learning in each class. We have started to assess SLOs in
need any books or supplementary materials, contact me. If you are not
planning to teach this course again next semester, please return your
books and materials to me before the break.
have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact me via email at
or at 661-362-3661.