Fall 2018 Course Syllabus
Course: MATH-0311- Section: 02
|Description||Study of basic concepts and operations involved in computations, ratios, proportions, percents, charts and graphs, simple geometry, rational numbers, exponents and scientific notation.|
The course supports students in developing skills, strategies, and reasoning needed to succeed in
mathematics, including communication and appropriate use of technology. Topics include the study of numeracy and the real number system; algebraic concepts, notation, and reasoning; quantitative
relationships; mathematical models; and problem solving.
* Empirical and Quantitative Skills: Students will demonstrate applications of scientific and mathematical concepts.
* Personal Responsibility: Students will demonstrate the ability to connect choices, actions and consequences to ethical decision-making.
|Program Student Learning Outcomes|
|Textbooks||Pre-Algebra, 3rd edition, Aufmann/Barker/Lockwood, 2002.|
|In-depth study and applications of integers, polynomials, exponents, and solving equations.|
Week 1--Week 16
|Final Exam Date||August 27, 2018 - 3:00 PM Through December 10, 2018 - 3:00 PM|
|Grading Scale||90 - 100=A 80 - 89=B 70 - 79=C 60 - 69=D Below 59 = F|
|Tests-35%, Quizzes-20%, Homework-15%, and Final Exam-30%|
|Attendance Policy||Students will have no more than three absences.|
|Academic Honesty||Academic honesty is expected from all students, and dishonesty in any form will not be tolerated. Please consult the LSC-PA policies (Section IX, subsection A, in the Faculty Handbook) for consequences of academic dishonesty.|
|ADA Considerations||The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a federal anti-discrimination statute that provides comprehensive civil rights for persons with disabilities. Among other things, this legislation requires that all students with disabilities be guaranteed a learning environment that provides for reasonable accommodation of their disabilities. If you believe you have a disability requiring an accommodation, please contact the the Office for Disability Services Coordinator, Room 231, in the Madison Monroe Building. The phone number is (409) 984-6241.|
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|HB 2504||This syllabus is part of LSC-PA's efforts to comply with Texas House Bill 2504.|