__MAP 103-Spring 2012__

__Course Description:__ This is a course in the algebra necessary for future
study of calculus or mathematical thinking. Topics include factoring, lines,
and functions.

__Course Coordinator__: Bill Bernhard (bill@math.sunysb.edu)

The meeting time of all
lectures and recitations with instructor names can be found under MAT 123 at ** http://www.math.sunysb.edu/schedules/currentsem.html**.

__Syllabus: __Your lecturer will determine what is covered in each
lecture but here is a tentative schedule.

__Office Hours: __Your lecturer is here to assist you. Hours will be
posted here when they become available!

__Required materials: __*Intermediate
Algebra* -THIRD
edition by Miller.** Calculators will not be permitted on exams this semester*.

__Grading:__* *Exam #1 (25%) on Tuesday, *Intermediate Algebra*

Exam #2
(25%) on Tuesday, *Intermediate Algebra*

Final Exam
(25%) on Tuesday, *Intermediate
Algebra*

Homework and Attendance (20%)
Attending class with your homework is considered mandatory! Homework will be
assigned by your lecturer.

Interview (5%) A graduate
student in our Mathematics Education program will interview you at some point
during the semester.

**DSS advisory:** If you have a physical, psychiatric,
medical, or learning disability could adversely affect your ability to carry
out assigned course work, we urge you to contact the Disabled Student Services
office (DSS), Educational Communications Center (ECC) Building, room 128, (631)
632-6748. They will determine with you what accommodations are necessary and
appropriate. All information and that documentation is confidential. Students
requiring emergency evacuation are encouraged to discuss their needs with their
professors and Disability Support Services. For procedures and information, go
to the following web site:
http://www.stonybrook.edu/ehs/fire/disabilities.shtml

**Disruptive Behavior:** Stony Brook University expects
students to maintain standards of personal integrity that are in harmony with
the educational goals of the
institution; to observe national, state, and local laws and University
regulations; and to respect the rights, privileges, and property of other
people. Faculty are required to report
to the Office of Judicial Affairs any disruptive behavior that interrupts their
ability to teach, compromises the safety of the learning environment, and/or
inhibits students' ability to learn.