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 Class Contract for Math 1007

Course: Business Calculus
Calculus for Business, Economics, Life Sciences, and Social Sciences, Barnett 12 th ed.
Thomas Tunnell
Office Hours:

Course Description:  This course is for students who need a basic understanding of differential and integral calculus but do not need the more rigorous traditional calculus sequence. Applications in the fields of business and social sciences are stressed.

Prerequisite: 1) Mth 1003 with a grade of "C" or better or the equivalent college course; or 2) A score of at least a 20 on the calculus placement exam


You may make up a test if:
1) you know you will be absent on the day of a scheduled test and you arrange a time prior to the test to take it early.

2)Otherwise you may use your score on the final to replace the first missed exam.  A second missed exam without a physician's  written excuse will result in zero for that exam.  Any other missed assignments  cannot be made up for any reason(Note the following grading and testing information is subject to change by the instructor)

Grading   Testing
100-90% A 5 exams 100 pts each
89-80% B quizzes/group exercises- pts TBA
79-70% C Final exam 100 pts
69-60% D MYMATHLAB Homework 100 pts
0-59% F  

To find average : (students total / total points possible) x 100

Expected Learning Outcomes:
1. Demonstrate knowledge of the cartesian coordinate system.
2. Demonstrate knowledge of functions, limits, and the derivative.
3. Demonstrate knowledge of differentiation.
4. Demonstrate knowledge of applications of the derivative.
5. Demonstrate knowledge of exponential and logarithmic functions.
6. Demonstrate knowledge of integration.
7. Demonstrate knowledge of additional topics in integration.
8. Demonstrate knowledge of calculus of several variables. 

IVCC withdrawal policy: Last day to withdraw is  November 6th, 2013

Effective Summer 2011, students have the ability to initiate a withdrawal from classes. By completing the form in the Records Office or through the form located within WebAdvisor, the student is authorizing IVCC to remove him/her from the course. Entering the student ID number serves as the studentís electronic signature. IVCC has the right to rescind a withdrawal in cases of academic dishonesty or at the instructorís discretion.

Students should be aware of the impact of a withdrawal on full-time status for insurance purposes and for financial aid. It is highly recommended that students meet with their instructor or with a counselor before withdrawing from a class to discuss if a withdrawal is the best course of action for that particular student.

MYMATHLAB details:

Cheating: A score of zero will be given on any assignment where cheating occurs. Other disciplinary actions are at the discretion of the instructor and may include, but are not limited to being withdrawn from the course and possibly from IVCC.

Attendance: You are expected to attend all classes regularly. If absence is unavoidable, it is your responsibility to complete any work missed.

Policy: All IVCC student policies apply to this class.

Special Needs: If you are a student with a cognitive, physical or psychiatric disability you may be eligible for academic support services such as extended test time, texts on tape, note taking services etc..  If you are interested in receiving academic support services, please contact the Special Populations Office at 224-0284, office B-204.


 (schedule subject to change by instructor, quizzes not listed)

Week of 8/19
Introduction, 3.1-3.2

Week of 8/26

Week of 9/2
Labor day 9/2 college closed

Week of 9/9
3.7, TEST 1

Week of 9/16

Week of 9/23

Week of 9/30
4.6, TEST 2

Week of 10/7
10/11 Enrichment Day, college closed

Week of 10/14

Week of 10/21
5.6, TEST3

week of 10/28

Week of 11/4
11/6 last day to withdraw

Week of 11/11
11/11 Veterans Day, college closed

Week of 11/18

Week of 11/25
Thanksgiving break 11/27-11/29

Week of 12/2

Week of 12/9

12/11  FINAL