UMHS Calculus, v1

UMHS COURSE SYLLABUS

1.0 Carnegie Unit 

Instructor Information:

AH 201 TEXTBOOK

Instructor Name: Mr. Stephen Adams

Instructor Information: I have been a University of Mississippi HS mathematics instructor since 2011. I teach Algebra II, Trigonometry, Pre-Calculus, and Calculus.

In addition to teaching online, I am a full time math teacher at Pontotoc High School where I teach Statistics, Trigonometry, Pre-Calculus, and ACT Prep.

Contact Information:

If you have questions concerning the content of the course, you may contact the instructor directly using the email link in the "Communications & Tools" tab. NOTE: Whenever sending an email, please be sure to indicate your Course title and number in the subject line (ie, AP Art History).

For lesson or test administration issues, please contact the UMHS department:

The University of Mississippi High School
P. O. Box 7959
University, MS 38677-0729

Phone: 662-915-1296
Fax: (662) 915-5138
E-mail: UMHS@olemiss.edu

Course Description

This course is comprised of both precalculus topics and Calculus I topics. The precalculus topics are integrated throughout the course text according to function type in order to better facilitate the transition to higher order concepts. Prerequisites: Two years of high school mathematics beyond plane geometry, including trigonometry.

Textbook Information:

AH 201 TEXTBOOK

Calculus I with Precalculus: A One-Year Course (High School Edition), 3rd Edition by Larson, Ron - 2012

ISBN 10: 1-111-57679-3; ISBN 13: 978-1-111-57679-0

Be sure you get this exact textbook, which will have a code for CourseMate. This is an online video and practice site which will give you access to more information.

This course has been designed for use with the 3rd edition of the text. If you choose to use the earlier edition of the text you must be aware of the following: Both editions are very similar and contain all chapters and sections covered in this course. The earlier edition does not contain certain revisions and supplementary exercises. The earlier edition does not correlate with the suggested homework assignments.

It is the student's responsibility to order his or her textbook. Online textbook retailers such as Amazon.com, ABEbooks.com, or Half.com usually provide used textbooks at economical prices.

You must make sure you are ordering the exact book required in this syllabus.

Course Objectives:

Click this Course Standards link for a full list of the standards covered in this course.

Course Outline:

Chapters

LESSON

Reading Assignments

Due for Grades

0

Prerequisite

Lesson Presentations

Lesson Quiz

1

Functions and Their Graphs

Chapter 1

Lesson Quizzes and Chapter 1 Test

2

Polynomial and Rational Functions

Chapter 2

Lesson Quizzes and Chapter 2 Test

3

Limits and Their Properties

Chapter 3

Lesson Quizzes and Chapter 3 Test

4

Differentiation

Chapter 4

Lesson Quizzes and Chapter 4 Test

5

Applications of Differentiation

Chapter 5

Lesson Quizzes and Chapter 5 Test

6

Integration

Chapter 6

Lesson Quizzes and Chapter 6 Test

7

Exponential and Logarithmic Functions

Chapter 7

Lesson Quizzes and Chapter 7 Test

8

Exponential and Logarithmic Functions and Calculus

Chapter 8

Lesson Quizzes and Chapter 8 Test

9

Trigonometric Functions

Chapter 9

Lesson Quizzes and Chapter 9 Test

11

Trigonometric Functions and Calculus

Chapter 11

Lesson Quizzes and Chapter 11 Test

Final Exam

Cumulative Exam

Chapter 0-11

Final Exam

Grading:

GRADING SCALE

93 - 100% = A
85 - 92% = B
75 - 84% = C
70 - 74% = D
Below 69% = F

GRADING INFORMATION:

The grading format is as follows:

The grading in this course is comprised of three elements: quizzes, chapter tests, and a cumulative final exam.

  1. Quizzes (30%) There is a quiz assigned for most sections. Each quiz must be completed before the following chapter test can be taken. You may attempt each quiz only once. Make certain to save your quiz several times as you are working through it. The quizzes are designed to give you a snap shot of the material that will appear on the following test.

  2. Tests (50%) Tests must be proctored and will be completed at the end of every chapter covered in the course. These tests will include all concepts covered thus far, with a major emphasis on the material in the most recently completed chapter. Make sure to save your test several times as you are working through it.

  3. Final Exam (20%) The final exam must be proctored and will be cumulative.

 

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