COURSE SYLLABUS - MAA 4200H

TITLE: Honors Modern Analysis

CLASS TIME and ROOM: TR 9:30am-10:50am Room HC 114

TEXT: Elementary Analysis: The Theory of Calculus, 2nd ed. by Kenneth A. Ross, Springer 2013.

PROFESSOR: Dr. Warren Wm. McGovern

OFFICE & PHONE: HC 162 MSC & 6-8028

E-mail: warren.mcgovern@fau.edu ; http://home.fau.edu/wmcgove1/web/

OFFICE HOURS: TBD

PREREQUISITES: MAC 2313.

CONTENT: Basic properties of real numbers. Functions. Limits and properties of continuous functions. Differential calculus.

CLASS STRUCTURE: The class will be mostly run in a lecture style format though the instructor encourages discussions and questions concerning the material. Some days will be used for collaborative efforts. Though the homework will only occassionally be collected and graded, the student is expected to do all the problems as this will aid in the student's understanding of the material. Please feel free to come to office hours if you have additional questions about the homework.

ATTENDANCE POLICY: Regular attendance is expected. If a student misses a class meeting it is his/her responsibility to obtain the class notes either from another student or from the instructor during regularly scheduled office hours. However, the latter usually means the student will be given the sections that were covered. If a student misses 4 classes, the instructor has the right to drop the student's course grade by one letter grade. If a student misses 8 classes, the instructor has the right to drop the student's course grade by two letter grades, etc. All exams will be taken as scheduled, unless prior arrangements are made with at least 48 hours of advance notice. I, and only I, have the right to agree to giving a makeup exam.

EXAM SCHEDULE: There will be some quizzes (announced or unannounced), two tests, and a final examination. The tests and final will take place during the regurlarly scheduled class time on the following dates unless otherwise noted.

Date Day Event
October 23rd Thursday Test 1
November 20th Thursday Test 2
December 4th Thursday 7:45am-10:15am Final Exam
Each test/exam will be cummulative and knowledge of previous material is essential. The quizzes will cover material since the previous quiz. I will try to be as straightforward as possible with regards to the material covered over the quizzes, tests, and exam.
The instructor will drop the lowest test grade.

EVALUATION: Throughout the course the student will have opportunities to gain and lose points. The most common examples of gaining points (but not limited to) are through the quizzes, homework problems, tests, final exams, extra-credit problems, moore-method presentations, and class participation. The most common examples of losing points (but not limited to) are not taking a quiz, test, or final, or an unsatisfactory attendance record. At the end of the semester if the student's (net) point total is greater than or equal to 90% of the total possible number of points then the student will have earned an A. The rest of the grades are as follows 80%-89.9% B, 70%-79.9% C, 60%-69.9% D, below 60% F. The cutoffs for plusses and minuses are standard.
If a student misses 4 classes, the instructor has the right to drop the student's course grade by one letter grade. If a student misses 8 classes, the instructor has the right to drop the student's course grade by two letter grades, etc.
For a general sense of the course (this is an approximation): quizzes 6%, (best of) three tests 39%, final 50%, others 5%

Collaboration and the Honor Code: You are expected to adhere to the Honor Code (see HC Honor Code).

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), students who require reasonable accommodations due to a disability to properly execute coursework must register with the Office for Students with Disabilities (OSD) -- in Boca Raton, SU 133 (561-297-3880); in Davie, LA 240 (954-236-1222); in Jupiter, SR 110 (561-799-8010); or at the Treasure Coast, CO 117 (772-873-3441) and follow all OSD procedures.

DISCLAIMER: The instructor reserves the right to change/alter/add/delete any statement from this syllabus in hopes of creating a more enjoyable/equitable course.