The fees for this class, which you have already paid with your tuition, will cover the costs of the syllabus, department policies, non reusable tests, scantron forms, and additional handouts..
If you have any disability which may impair your ability to successfully complete this course, please contact the Accessibility Services Department (room WB-146; 863-8747). Academic Accommodations are granted for all students who have qualified documented disabilities. Services are coordinated with the student and instructor by the Accessibility Services Department.
The University College offers learning assistance to students who are having problems with test taking, concentration, attendance, and all types of study skills. You may contact Pat Nelson in LC 405Q or call her at 863-7418. If you have any diagnosed learning or physical disability which may impair your ability to successfully complete this course, please let the instructor know at the first class meeting.
No academic dishonesty will be tolerated in this course. The penalty for a first offense is an "F" for the assignment/quiz/test; the assignment/quiz/test cannot be redone. A second offense means that you fail the course and will be reported to the Department Chair and to Student Advising. Below is the definition of cheating taken from the current Utah Valley University Catalog. This definition does not apply to group work assigned by the instructor that you have actively participated in. Please read the complete "Student Rights and Responsibilities" section in the current UVU catalog so that you are aware of your academic responsibilities.
Cheating is the act of using, attempting to use, or providing others with unauthorized information, materials, or study aids in academic work. Cheating includes, but is not limited to, passing examination answers to or taking examinations for someone else or preparing or copying others' academic work
Students who choose to drop the course must complete the drop process by the date listed in the course catalog. Failure to drop the course by the drop deadline listed in the course catalog will result in a UW if you were passing the class on your last day of attendance or an E if you were failing the class on the last day of attendance. To qualify for an incomplete you must have completed 80% of the coursework with a passing score and have a medical or employment emergency that physically prevents you from attending class. The department chair will require documentation.
A departmental final exam will be given in this course to assess outcomes. A minimum of 20% of your overall grade must be assigned to the final.
Each instructor has the right to set their own policy on calculators in MAT 0980. Since calculators will not be allowed on exams in, MATH 1030, MATH 1040, or MATH 1050, you are encouraged to use a calculator as sparingly as possible.