Math 1220 - Calculus I-HC
Section 140, Control number 46277
Department of Mathematics
Western Michigan University
Time and location: Class
meets 9 - 9:50 a.m., MTRF, in 3311 Sangren Hall. Final exam is
Tuesday, Dec. 11, 10:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Instructor: Jay A. Wood,
3305 Everett Tower, 387-4542, email: jay(dot)wood(at)wmich(dot)edu .
Office hours: 10 - 11
a.m., TR, or by appointment.
Course description (from the
undergraduate catalog): The first of a two-semester sequence in
differential and integral
calculus. Functions, limits, continuity, techniques and applications of
differentiation, integration, trigonometric, logarithmic and
Prerequisites & Corequisites:
Prerequisite: MATH 118, or at least 3-1/2 years of college preparatory
mathematics, including trigonometry and satisfactory score on the
placement mechanism. ACT/SAT score of 27/610 or greater. Students who
take more than one of MATH 1220, MATH 1700, or MATH 2000 will receive
only 4 hours of credit toward graduation.
Credits: 4 hours
Textbook: James Stewart, Single Variable Calculus Concepts &
Contexts, 3rd edition, Thomson-Brooks/Cole, 2005. We will
cover at least through section 5.5 (maybe as far as 5.10).
Homework: here is the
list of homework assignments for
the semester. Due dates will be announced in class (usually two
class days after being covered in class). Homework will usually
be graded on an attempted/not attempted basis.
Grades: Course grades
will be determined by an accumulation of points from homework (up to
150 pts), quizzes and written assignments (up to 300 pts), three
in-class exams (up to 300 pts, 100 pts each), and a final exam (up to
250 pts). I will be at least as generous as follows: A-at
least 900; BA-at least 850; B-at least 800; CB- at least 750; C-at
least 700; DC-at least 650; D-at least 600.
Exam dates: Friday, Oct.
5; Tuesday, Oct. 30; Tuesday, Nov. 20---all in class. Final exam
is Tuesday, Dec. 11, 10:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Collaboration: You may
work together on homework and written assigments, but not quizzes or
exams. If you do work together, or if you receive assistance from
someone else, please say so on your paper (e.g., "I worked with Karen
Uhlenbeck on problems 5 and 7, and with Ingrid Daubechies on problems
10 and 15."). Each person is responsible for writing up his/her
own version of the solution.
Accommodation for Disabilities:
Any student with a documented disability (e.g., physical, learning,
psychiatric, vision, hearing, etc.) who
needs to arrange reasonable accommodations must contact Ms. Beth
Denhartigh at 387-2116 or at email@example.com
at the beginning of the semester. A disability determination must be
made by this office before any accommodations are provided by the
Student Conduct and Academic Honesty:
You are responsible for making yourself aware of and understanding the
academic policies and procedures
in the Undergraduate or Graduate Catalogs (found online, http://catalog.wmich.edu ) and
from the Office of Student Conduct (at http://www.osc.wmich.edu/ ) that
pertain to student rights and responsibilities. These policies include
cheating, fabrication, falsification and forgery, multiple submission,
plagiarism, complicity, and computer misuse. If there is reason to
believe you have been involved in academic dishonesty, you will be
referred to the Office of Student Judicial Affairs. You will be given
the opportunity to review the charge(s). If you believe you are not
responsible, you will have the opportunity for a hearing. You should
consult with me if you are uncertain about an issue of academic honesty
prior to the submission of an assignment or test.