# M161 - Survey of Calculus

## Course Syllabus and Policies

## Prerequisites

One of the following:

- M 121 (Math 105) College Algebra, or an equivalent transfer course.
- MSU Math Placement Level Exam (MPLEX) Level IV
- College entrance exams:
- Math ACT score of 25 or higher
- Math SAT score of 580 or higher

Students who do not satisfy one of the above prerequisites will not be allowed to take the class.

## Text

Applied Calculus for the Managerial, Life, and Social Sciences, 8th edition by S. T. Tan

Website: http://www.math.montana.edu/~geyer/m161/

## Grading

There will be two 100 point exams and a 200 point comprehensive final. Up to 100 points can also be earned based on class quizzes and/or homework. Letter grades will be based on points earned out of a possible 500 points.

### Course Letter Grades:

will be determined based on the following percentages:

**A**(93% - 100%)**A-**(90% - 92.9%)**B+**(87% - 89.9%)**B**(83% - 86.9)**B-**(80% - 82.9%)**C+**(77% - 79.9%)**C**(70% - 76.9)**D**(60% - 69.9%)**F**(< 60%)

## Exams

- Calculators and other electronic devices are not allowed on exams. The exams are closed-book exams, but students may bring one two-sided 8.5 by 11 inch sheet of notes to each exam. Past exams can be viewed on this website.

- All students must take all exams at their scheduled times.
*If for exceptional and documented reasons beyond your control you cannot take an exam as scheduled, please contact Professor Lukas Geyer*to the exam.**prior**

## Math Learning Center:

*The MLC is located in 1-112 Wilson Hall and is open Monday through Thursday from 8:30am
to 9:00pm, and on Fridays from 8:30am to 2:00pm. At all these times M161 students
can drop in and receive learning assistance. You must have your Cat Card to enter.*