Math 117
Algebra for Applications
Spring Quarter 2015

    Instructor: CASTELLA, Francesc
    Office: MS 6939
    Office Hours: MWF 2:00 PM-3:00 PM (after lecture)

    Lectures: MWF 1:00 PM-1:50 PM in MS 5138

Text: "A Concrete Introduction to Higher Algebra" (3rd Edition), by Lindsay N. Childs
Lecture Schedule: Available here.

    Teaching Assistant: SUSICE, John
    Office: MS 2963
    Office Hours: W 10:00 AM-10:50 AM and F 3:00 PM-4:00 PM

    Discussion Sessions: R 1:00 PM-1:50 PM in MS 5138

Homework: Assignments and due dates available here.
Collected at the discussion session on Thursdays.

The lowest two scores will be dropped in order to calculate the final course grade.

Midterms: Friday, April 24 and Friday, May 22.
Each midterm will last 50 minutes.

Final Exam: Monday, June 8 from 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM.

Books, notes or calculators are not allowed in the exams.
There will be no make-up midterm or final exams.

Grades: The final course grade will be determined by whichever is greater of the following:
    Homework: 10%
    Midterms: 20% each
    Final Exam: 50%
    Homework: 10%
    Best Midterm: 35%
    Final Exam: 55%