Mathematics and Computer ScienceMAT 1050
Introduction to College Mathematics
|Instructor: Raymond E. Lee, Ph.D.||Semester: Spring 2013|
|Class Location: SCI 1237B||Time: MWF 9:05 to 9:55 am|
|Section: 004|| |
- This course involves the study of the real number system and its applications for decision making.
- Introduction to the mathematics of Social Choice involving voting, power, fair division, and apportionment.
- To provide students with an appreciation for and a better understanding of mathematical principles.
- Emphasis will be on the application of critical thinking skills in order to identify and solve problems.
General Education Objectives
- This course will address the following areas of student learning:
- I Basic Skills of Communication, Critical Thinking, and Problem Solving.
- II General Knowledge of Mathematics.
- III Lifelong Appreciation.
- Pearson Custom Mathematics, Part 1 from Excursions in Modern Mathematics, seventh edition,
- Peter Tannenbaum, 2009, Pearson/Prentice Hall.
- Course Outline:
- Chapter 1, Sections 1 - 6
- Chapter 3, Sections 1 - 5
- Chapter 5, Sections 1 - 7
- Chapter 7, Sections 1 - 6
- Chapter 9, Section 1
- Test #1, February 8
- Test #2, February 22
- Test #3, March 8
- Test #4, April 5
- Final Exam is May 1 at 8:00 am.
Course Resource Links
||Each test will be worth 100 points.
- Attendance will be taken but is not part of your grade for this course.
- However, poor attendance tends to lower grades.
- Students are responsible for all material covered even if a class is missed.
Student Conduct & Honor Code
- UNCP Academic Honor Code
- A few problems will be assigned from each section in order to point out the important concepts covered in that section.
- The tests will be derived from the homework as a method of checking progress.
- There will be a total of four tests given during the semester. Each test will cover the materials since the previous test.
- No make-up tests will be given without the permission of instructor and only for a valid reason.
- Office: SCI 1229 Phone: 521-6309
- Office Hours: MWF 11:15 am to 12:15 pm.
Any student with a documented learning, physical, chronic health, psychological, visual or hearing disability needing academic adjustments is requested to speak directly to Disability Support Services and the instructor, as early in the semester (preferably within the first class week) as possible. All discussions will remain confidential. This publication is available in alternative formats upon request. Please contact Mary Helen Walker, Disability Support Services, DF Lowry Building Room 103, or call 521-6695.
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