ACC175 MATHEMATICS I – SYLLABUS (FALL 2017)
Last updated: 19 September 2017

Erin Maloney
LC104 – 290-2067
Office Hours

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COURSE ROOM: LA-103

COURSE TIMES:

  • QUIZZES: Most Mondays, 8.40-9.30 (during spare hour)
  • CLASSES:
    • Mondays, 09.40-10.30
    • Wednesdays, 10.40-12.30

GOALS OF COURSE

  • To understand basic mathematics necessary for accounting, banking, and finance courses
  • To prepare for ACC178 (Mathematics II)

REQUIRED TEXTBOOK: Introductory Mathematical Analysis: For Business, Economics, and the Life and Social Sciences
12th Edition; Haeussler Jr. E.F., Paul R. S. and Wood R. J. (Upper Saddle River: Pearson Education International, 2008)
13th Edition; Haeussler E., Paul R. and Wood R. (Essex, England: Pearson Education Limited, 2014)

  • Bilkent Bookstore
    • 2 copies available (18 September)
    • 8 more copies arriving (25 September)
  • 1 copy of 12th Edition on reserve in the Bilkent Library

METHODS OF EVALUATION

  • Participation: 5%
  • Quizzes: 35% – Best 7 (out of 9 or more); 5 points each
  • Midterm: 30%
  • Final: 30%

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS TO QUALIFY FOR FINAL EXAM
  • Participate in Midterm
  • Participate in 5 or more quizzes
  • Participate in at least 80% of classes
OTHER NOTES
  • Times for quizzes, midterm, and final will be announced in class and via email
  • In this course, a "C" is a 73, while an "F" is a 59 or lower. See General Grade Scale (on Erin's web page).

PROTOCOL

  • Participation: For each class, students are expected to be on time, with a pen and notebook, and with personal electronic devices switched off. Students who use a personal electronic device during class without asking for and receiving permission will not get participation for that hour. Students are expected to use the bathroom during breaks, and follow other basic protocol for academic classes. Students must also check their Bilkent email for course information at least once per day.
  • Cheating / Plagiarizing: Unacceptable, with disciplinary action for gross or multiple offences.
  • Handouts: Available from Erin's web site and/or Moodle.
  • Homework: To be completed outside of class.
  • Visiting Erin in her Office: Strongly encouraged.

COURSE SCHEDULE
WEEK 1 Introduction; Chapter 0.1 to 0.4
WEEK 2 Chapter 0.5 to 0.8
WEEK 3 Chapter 1.1 to 1.3
WEEK 4 Chapter 1.4 to 1.6
WEEK 5 Chapter 2.1 to 2.3
WEEK 6 Chapter 2.4 to 2.8
WEEK 7 Chapter 3.1 to 3.3
WEEK 8 MIDTERM: Wednesday, 8 November (at 10.40) – No regular class or quiz on Monday, 6 November
WEEK 9 Chapter 3.4 to 3.7
WEEK 10 Chapter 4.1 to 4.2
WEEK 11 Chapter 4.3 to 4.5
WEEK 12 Chapter 5.1 to 5.2
WEEK 13 Chapter 5.3 to 5.4
WEEK 14 Chapter 5.5 to 5.6
AFTER WEEK14 FINAL: takes place sometime between 26 December 2017 and 9 January 2018