I expect you to read the relevant pages of the textbook
coming to class, attend regularly,
and actively participate.
The course covers quite a bit of material, not all of which will be
reviewed during class.
The lectures and presentations are designed to build upon your
preparation, not to replace it.
Students will be called upon during class to answer questions.
There will be weekly quizzes that focus on your comprehension of the material presented in the
text we are covering that week
and reinforced during class discussions.
The day of the week
that the quiz is given will not be announced ahead of time; i.e., it could be any day the class
Each quiz is worth 10 points for a total of 90 points, however
only the best 5 quiz
scores will be recorded and thus the max quiz score is 50 points.
If you miss a quiz for any
, you cannot make it up; it will instead be one of the four quizzes that gets dropped.
will be assigned a group that you can discuss the answers with before turning in your quiz.
During the quarter, there will be 4 exams – three mid-terms and a final.
The first midterm covers
chapters 18-20, the second midterm covers chapters 21-23, the third midterm covers chapters 24-
26, and the final exam is comprehensive.
I will drop your lowest midterm grade.
be rescheduled for any reason.
There are two projects that you will need to complete during the quarter.
The projects are very
extensive, involving quite a bit of material spanning multiple chapters.
You should begin them
The first project is an individual assignment based on one of the comprehensive problems
in the textbook that will be completed via CengageNow.
You will have multiple opportunities to
electronically check your work prior to submission and multiple submission attempts.
individual project involving the comprehensive problem must be submitted by 8pm on the due
Late submissions are not allowed.
The second project is a group project.
You will be