Math 241-005
Calculus I
MTWRF 12:00-12:50p
CLB 211
CRN 82106

Instructor: Rob Grondahl
Office: CLB 202 (Next to the coffee shop)
Office Hour: M-F 1:00-1:50p
Phone: 469-8500 x2802

Textbook: Thomas Calculus: Early Transcendental Functions ; Weir, Hass, Giordano; 14th Edition; Pearson Addison-Wesley
Calculator: Calculators are not allowed on quizzes and tests. If you are going to buy a calculator, a TI-83/84 or equivalent graphing calculator is recommended. You can rent them from the Math Resource Center (MRC) for $25 per semester.

Prerequisite: Either (MATH 171 and MATH 172) or MATH 173 or an equivalent course with a grade of "C" or higher or an appropriate score on an assessment test

Math Resource Center (MRC): CLB 212

Homework: Homework is assigned for every section we cover. Homework is not collected.

Quizzes: You will have a quiz over each section to determine your understanding of the material. These quizzes will constitute 20% of your overall grade. Quizzes cannot be made-up, but your lowest three quizzes will be dropped.

Projects: We will have 3 unit projects. These you can work on together. Each project will constitute 4% of your grade.

Mastery Exam: You will need to have passed the Differentiation Mastery Exam by the due date, Oct. 11th, or you will have your Test 2 score lowered by 10%
Tests: We will have 4 unit tests. Each test will constitute 12% of your grade. Tests can be made-up in the Testing Center (Student Center 334), if you contact me in advance.

Final Exam: The final exam is comprehensive. The final exam will constitute 20% of your grade. Your final exam grade will replace your lowest test score.

At the end of the semester, if the class average is below 75%, the grades will be shifted to make it 75%.

Grading Scale:
90-100% A
80-89% B
70-79% C
60-69% D
0-59% F

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To successfully complete the pre-requisite(s) for this course, a student must earn at least a "C" in the pre-requisite course(s) or earn an appropriate score on a placement exam. If a student is found not to have successfully fulfilled the pre-requisite(s) for this course, the student will be dropped from the course.


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