**Syllabus**

**Math 151 ****Calculus for Business and Social Sciences**

**Instructor** Maksym Pryporov

**Office: **438 Carver

**e-mail address:** pryporov@iastate.edu

**Class meetings:** MTWRF 11:00-12:00 Carver 128

**Office hours: **MF 12-1pm** **T 10-11am, R 2-3pm or by appointment

** Textbook:** Sullivan Brief Calculus an Applied Approach, 8th
edition.

**Course objectives: **Limits, differential calculus, integral calculus,
introduction to max-min theory for functions of two variables. The course covers chapters 2-8.

**Course policy:**

- Attendance is strongly encouraged. If you miss any
class, it is your responsibility to go over the material which was
covered.

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Check the
Black Board system for this class to get access to the homework and other
announcements.

- Any changes to course policies or this syllabus will be
announced in class.

**Homework: **

- There will be 10-11 homework assignments 10 points each
during the course.
- You are recommended to work on the suggested homework
problems as well.
- Feel free to ask questions during the lectures and stop
by my office during my office hours for any questions you have.
- Late homework will
**not**be accepted.

**Quiz policy:**

- There will be 5 quizzes 20 points each (1 each week
except the first, midterm and final weeks).
- Quizzes will be about 30 minutes long, closed books and
closed notes, no calculators (unless otherwise specified).
- The problems in the quizzes will be very similar to the
homework problems (some problems will be exactly the same).

**Make-up policy for Exams and
Quizzes:**

- All students are required to take the exams and quizzes
at the scheduled time.
- If an emergency causes you to miss one, you must
contact the instructor within 24 hours of the class in order to be able to
make it up.
- Make-ups will only be given in the case of illness,
family emergency, or another extreme situation and documentation will be
needed to verify that the situation warrants a make-up tests.

**Midterm test:**

The
midterm test will be given at the end of the week 4, the most likely, on June
8. It will be 1 hour long and will cover Chapters 2, 3 and some sections of the
Chapter 4.

**Final test:**

The final
test will be given on the last day of the class. It will be focused on the
second half of the course and last up to 2 hours.

**Grading policy: **

Your grade will be based on your
performance on the homework, quizzes and exams:

Homework 100 points;

Quizzes 100 points;

Midterm 75 points;

Final 100
points.

Tentative grading scale:

- A >90%
- 90%>B>80%
- 80%>C>70%
- 70%>D>60%
- F<60%

**Disabilities Statement: **If you have any disability and it requires that you receive some
sort of special accommodation, you will need to obtain
a Student Academic Accommodation Request (SAAR) form from the Disability
Resources (DR) office (515-294-6624), which is located on the main floor of the
Student Services Building, Room 1076.