MATH 104

Introduction to Modern Mathematics

Syllabus

Fall 2012

STEVE WILSON Ph.D.

 

PURPOSE: The purpose of this course is to provide a fun and easy course which will satisfy the general eduacation requirement in Mathematics. Topics will be chosen for their beauty and for their beauty and the opportunity for students to string ideas together.

TEXT: Burger, Edward B. and Starbird, Michael. The Heart of Mathematics: an Invitation to Effective Mathematics (3rd ed.) Wiley 2010

GRADING:

Midterms

45%

Homework

15%

Term Paper
5%

Final Exam

35%

Homework is the most important part of the course. If you keep up with the homework you will probably do well. If you do not, you probably will not do well. The midterms and final exam will cover the material on the homework. Students are responsible for announcements made in class.

TEHTATIVE TEST DATES:

Midterm 1

Sept. 19

Midterm 2

Oct. 17

Midterm 3

Dec. 3

 

OFFICE:

Dar 114N

OFFICE HOURS:

MTWTh 10 - 10:30

Phone:

664-2116

e-mail address: steve.wilson@sonoma.edu

url: http://www.sonoma.edu/users/w/wilsonst/