Math 151 Calculus for Business and Social Sciences

Instructor Maksym Pryporov
Office: 438 Carver
e-mail address:
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:

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


Quiz policy:

Make-up policy for Exams and Quizzes:

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:

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.