A TI–83 graphing calculator is required
for this course. Other graphing calculators may perform the
same functions and may be acceptable but see me about this.
If you have a TI–89, TI–92, or other technology
that can perform symbolic manipulations you will not be allowed
to use it on any form of assessment.
Math 241 or equivalent with C or better, or
appropriate score on placement test. Math 130 is recommended.
1) This course is designed (and transfers
for) Life science and Business majors. Do not take this
you are a Chemistry, Physics, Engineering, or Math major.
2) Transfer: UC, CSU
Waner, Stefan, and Steven R. Costenoble. Applied
Calculus. 3rd ed. Belmont: Brooks/Cole, 2004. (white
cover, Not the one with the bridge).
For online resources check out my Help
Learning Center (TLC) is an outstanding resource for free
tutoring in all of your classes.
You should visit TLC at the slightest sign of confusion or
just as a place to sit and work in a
supportive environment. The Learning Center staff is well
trained and dedicated solely to your success, so don't waste
A tutoring service is available online through the authors
of this book and
SMARTHINKING.com . If you're interested in this service you
can check their website or I can
Tutorials for the TI-83 are
If you have any interest in Mathematics, Engineering, or Science
you may wish to join MESA
and make use of their tutoring and counseling services.
In Coordination with the DSP&S
office, reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified
students with disabilities. If you have an accommodation letter,
please meet with me during my office hours to discuss your
needs. For more information, please contact the DSP&S
office in building 2 at 738-4280.
Assignments (homework, classwork, quizzes) (20%)
3 – 5 Tests (60%)
I will drop your worst test score (Not the
final). There will be no makeup tests. If you are late for
a test you will have only the remaining time to complete the
test (so don't be late). If you know you are going to miss
a test date, contact me at least three days in advance and
we can arrange an alternate test.
I will give quizzes often. I will drop your
worst quiz. There will be no makeup quizzes.