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MA201A: Multivariable Calculus (Fall 2018)

Calendar Description

Vector functions; differential and integral calculus of functions of several variables, including vector fields; line and surface integrals including Green's Theorem, Stokes' Theorem and the Divergence Theorem.

Prerequisites

MA122, and one of MA101, MA103. MA104 is recommended.

Exclusions

MA200.

Instructor

Professor Connell McCluskey (PhD)
Office location: LH3035 (Lazaridis Hall)
Telephone: x2847
Office hours: Monday and Wednesday 11 a.m. - noon, or by appointment.
E: cmccluskey@wlu.ca

Lectures

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12:30 p.m. - 1:20 p.m. in BA111 (Bricker Academic Building)

Lab Coordinator

Trevor Saunderson
E: tsaunderson@wlu.ca
Office location: LH3048 (Lazaridis Hall)
Telephone: x3012

Textbook

J. Stewart: Calculus (Early Transcendentals), 8th Edition, Brooks/Cole. (7th Edition also works.)

Calculators

Students may only use the approved calculator, Casio FX-300MS Plus required in labs, on the midterm test and the final examination. It is available for purchase at the campus bookstore. No other calculator is allowed.

MyLearningSpace

Materials related to this course and the full course outline will be posted on the MA201 MyLearningSpace website. You are responsible for checking here on a regular basis for important announcements.

Evaluation

A final mark out of 100 will be calculated as follows:

  • Online Homework through WeBWorK: 15%
  • Laboratories: 15%
  • Midterm Exam (Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, 5:30 p.m. - 6:50 p.m. in the Theatre Auditorium): 25%
  • Final Exam (2.5 hours; exact date, time and location to be announced): 45%

The final mark will be reported as a letter grade in accordance with the conversion table of the current undergraduate calendar.

This document is a summary of the course outline for MA201 and is provided for the convenience of students.