MATH 268, Calculus for Business, Economics, and Accountancy II

MATH 268 IS Sec 1, University of Mississippi
[See UM Catalog for Description]

3 credit hours

Instructor Information:

Julie Anderson

Instructor name:
Julie Anderson
Office: Hume Hall 209

Instructor Information:
I've been an instructor here at Ole Miss since 1992. I love teaching. I also love to bike or run with my dog on the Whirlpool trails, do yoga and hang out with my teenage kids (when they are willing).

Contact Information:

If you have questions concerning the content of the course, you may contact me directly using the Email Your Instructor link on the Lessons page. NOTE: Whenever sending email, please be sure to indicate your course title and number in the subject line. I will do my best to answer your questions and concerns. Please note that I will answer emails as quickly as possible, though it may take longer for me to reply during busy times. Please note that I do not generally respond to emails after 5:00 p.m. Mon-Fri, nor on the weekends.

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

The University of Mississippi
Division of Outreach and Continuing Education
iStudy
P. O. Box 1848
University, MS 38677

Phone: (662) 915-7313, toll-free (877) 915-7313
Fax: (662) 915-8826
E-mail: istudy@olemiss.edu

Course Description

This is a 10-section Independent Study course in Business Calculus! The purpose of Math 268 is to master antiderivatives and their applications, particularly with respect to business, economics and accountancy. Students should be able to evaluate definite and indefinite integrals using basic integration rules, substitution and integration by parts. We will find areas and study marginal analysis. We will evaluate improper integrals and find probabilities using integration. We will also study two variable functions. The course is self-paced and entirely online.

Textbook Information:

Textbook information will be provided upon enrollment in your iStudy course.

Course Objectives:

The purpose of the second Business Calculus class (Math 268) is to evaluate definite and indefinite integrals; compute area and calculate partial derivatives.

Course Outline:

This course consists of 10 instructional modules (or sections) and 3 proctored exams.

You MUST take the syllabus quiz within 2 weeks of enrolling or you will be dropped from the course. NOTE: you must pass the Syllabus and Orientation Quiz for the course materials to appear on the Lessons page.

UNITS

Blackboard and Hawkes Material

Due for Grades

Pacing guide to complete the course in a semester

 0

Syllabus and Orientation Quiz.  You must make 80% for the lessons to open.

 

Week 1

1

6.1

Hawkes assignments

Week 1

Quiz 1

Non-proctored Quiz in Hawkes. You have unlimited number of attempts at 75 minutes per attempt. Only your best score will count. You must score at least 80% on this quiz to enable the next section.

Quiz

End of Week 2

2

6.2

Hawkes assignments

Week 2-3

Quiz 2

Non-proctored Quiz in Hawkes. You have unlimited number of attempts at 75 minutes per attempt. Only your best score will count. You must score at least 80% on this quiz to enable the next section.

Quiz

End of Week 3

3

6.3b

Hawkes assignments

Week 4-5

Quiz 3

Non-proctored Quiz in Hawkes. You have unlimited number of attempts at 75 minutes per attempt. Only your best score will count. You must score at least 80% on this quiz to enable Course Exam 1.

Quiz

End of Week 5

4

6.4

Hawkes assignments

Week 5-6

Quiz 4

Non-proctored Quiz in Hawkes. You have unlimited number of attempts at 75 minutes per attempt. Only your best score will count. You must score at least 80% on this quiz to enable the next section.

Quiz

End of Week 6

Practice Exam 1

Non-proctored practice exam in Hawkes for bonus points with a 3-hour (180 minute) time limit and unlimited attempts (best score counts).

Practice exam

Week 6-7

Course Exam 1

Proctored course exam in Hawkes with a two-hour (120 minute) time limit. This exam must be submitted to enable the next section.

To be scheduled
and completed
before proceeding

End of Week 7

MIDPOINT OF COURSE

If you are a semester student, you must reach the midpoint of your course by the date specified in your information.
If you are a Flex UM student, you CANNOT WITHDRAW from this course after the exam has been submitted.

All lesson assignments or exams needed to reach the midpoint of the course

The exact date semester students are required to reach the midpoint is specified in your information.

5

7.1 and 7.4

Hawkes assignments

Week 7-8

Quiz 5

Non-proctored Quiz in Hawkes. You have unlimited number of attempts at 75 minutes per attempt. Only your best score will count. You must score at least 80% on this quiz to enable the next section.

Quiz

End of Week 8

6

7.5

Hawkes assignments

Week 8-9

Quiz 6

Non-proctored Quiz in Hawkes. You have unlimited number of attempts at 75 minutes per attempt. Only your best score will count. You must score at least 80% on this quiz to enable the next section.

Quiz

End of Week 9

7

8.2

Hawkes assignments

Week 10-11

Quiz 7

Non-proctored Quiz in Hawkes. You have unlimited number of attempts at 75 minutes per attempt. Only your best score will count. You must score at least 80% on this quiz to enable the Course Exam 2.

Quiz

End of Week 11

8

8.3 and 8.6

Hawkes assignments

Week 11-12

Quiz 8

Non-proctored Quiz in Hawkes. You have unlimited number of attempts at 75 minutes per attempt. Only your best score will count. You must score at least 80% on this quiz to enable the Course Exam 2.

Quiz

End of Week 12

Practice Exam 2

Non-proctored practice exam in Hawkes for bonus points with a 3-hour (180 minute) time limit and unlimited attempts (best score counts).

Practice exam

Week 12-13

Course Exam 2

Proctored course exam in Hawkes with a two-hour (120 minute) time limit. This exam must be submitted to enable the Final Exam.

To be scheduled
and completed
before proceeding

End of Week 13

Practice Final Exam

Non-proctored practice exam in Hawkes for bonus points with a 3-hour (180 minute) time limit and unlimited attempts (best score counts).

Practice exam

Week 14

Final Exam

Proctored comprehensive final exam in Hawkes covering material from both midterms. There will be a two-hour (120 minute) time limit on the final exam.

To be scheduled
and completed
before finalizing grade

End of Week 15

Grading:

Grading Scale:

Grade Percentage Necessary

A
A−
B+
B
B−
C+
C
D
F

93
90
87
83
80
77
70
60
Below 60

FAILURE TO TAKE THE FINAL EXAM WILL RESULT IN FAILURE OF THE COURSE.

You must submit the lessons required to take the course exam(s). Lessons required but not submitted will receive a grade of zero. For the final exam, all coursework must be submitted and graded.