MA210 Calculus and Analytic Geom I

for F1GG 2006

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MA 210 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I


F1GG 2006 MI


Halleman, Travis W.


Adjunct Faculty


B.S.; Civil/Environmental Engineering and Political Science
M.S.; Environmental Engineering
Engineering in Training (E.I.T.); Registered in Wyoming

Office Location

5 MDG/Bioenvironmental Engeering

Office Hours

0730-1630; (Also by appointment)

Daytime Phone


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Semester Dates

22 August to 12 October

Class Days


Class Time

4:45 - 7:25 PM


MA 150

Credit Hours


Anton, Howard, Irl Bivens, and Stephen Davis.  Calculus:  Early Transcendentals.  Eighth Edition.  Hoboken, NJ:  John Wiley and Sons, Inc., 2005.

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Course Description:
The study of the calculus begins with an examination of the real number system and the Cartesian plane. Additional topics to be considered include: functions and their graphs, limits and differentiation techniques, the mean value theorem, application of the derivative, indefinite integration, the trigonometric functions. PREREQUISITE: MA 150 or equivalent. 3:0:3

Educational Philosophy:
Its a TEAM effort in the class to learn.  The idea of this class is to discuss as a class the topics and work together to solve the mathematical problems.  Lectures are always a part of the class, but class participation is a MUST for their to be any success.

Learning Outcomes:
  Core Learning Outcomes

  1. Define a mathematical limit and compute various limits
  2. Define a continuous function
  3. Recognize where continuity occurs and its consequences
  4. Define the derivative in terms of a limit of a difference quotient and recognize its geometric applications and properties
  5. Differentiate polynomials, trigonometric, and exponential functions
  6. Utilize first and second derivatives to graph functions
  7. Apply derivatives to optimization and related rates problems
  8. Apply the power rule, the sum rule, the difference rule, the constant factor rule, the product rule, the quotient rule, the chain rule

Core Assessment:

Class Assessment:
Homework:           100 points
Quizzes:              100 points
Review Exam:       50 points
Midterm Exam:     100 points
Final Exam:          150 points


Grading Scale
100-90%:    A
89-80%:      B
65-79%:      C
55-64%:      D

Late Submission of Course Materials:
Late course material will not be accepted unless there are previous arrangements made to include illness, family emergency, or the very likely military necessity of duty.

Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Come to class prepared and on time.  Be respectful of the other students in the class and their opinions.  The idea of the class is to learn as a group and encourage development; foster the ideals that would promote such growth.

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:

22 August:  Course Introduction, Chapter 1
24 August:  Chapter 1
29 August:  Chapter 2; Review Exam
31 August:  Chapter 2
5 September:  Chapter 2
7 September:  Chapter 2, 3
12 September:  Chapter 3
14 September:  Chapter 3
19 September:  Chapter 3; Midterm Exam
21 September:  Chapter 4
26 September:  Chapter 4
28 September:  Chapter 4, 5
3 October:  Chapter 5
5 October:  Chapter 5

Academic Honesty:
Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life.   Park University 2006-2007 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87-89
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Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87


Attendance Policy:
Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.

  1. The instructor may excuse absences for valid reasons, but missed work must be made up within the semester/term of enrollment.
  2. Work missed through unexcused absences must also be made up within the semester/term of enrollment, but unexcused absences may carry further penalties.
  3. In the event of two consecutive weeks of unexcused absences in a semester/term of enrollment, the student will be administratively withdrawn, resulting in a grade of "WH".
  4. A "Contract for Incomplete" will not be issued to a student who has unexcused or excessive absences recorded for a course.
  5. Students receiving Military Tuition Assistance or Veterans Administration educational benefits must not exceed three unexcused absences in the semester/term of enrollment. Excessive absences will be reported to the appropriate agency and may result in a monetary penalty to the student.
  6. Report of a "F" grade (attendance or academic) resulting from excessive absence for those students who are receiving financial assistance from agencies not mentioned in item 5 above will be reported to the appropriate agency.

Park University 2006-2007 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89-90
I know there are emergencies and the military occupation calls from time to time.  Just let me know when you can not make it to class.

Disability Guidelines:
Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all students that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to students concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students with disabilities. In the case of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Additional information concerning Park University's policies and procedures related to disability can be found on the Park University web page: .



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