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MA250A: Introduction to Analysis (Fall 2018)

Calendar Description

A rigorous development of calculus. Topics include sequences, series, convergence, limits, continuity, differentiability, and the Riemann integral.


MA121 and MA103.


Professor Shengda Hu (PhD)
Office location: LH3036 (Lazaridis Hall)
Telephone: x2223
Office hours: Monday and Wednesday 9:30 a.m. - 10:20 a.m., Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 9:20 a.m., or by appointment via email.
E: shu@wlu.ca


Monday, Wednesday, Friday 11:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.m. in BA111 (Bricker Academic Building)

Lab Coordinator

Katie McGarry
E: cmcgarry@wlu.ca
Office: LH3074 (Lazaridis Hall)
Telephone: x2146


No calculator is allowed.


Materials related to this course and the full course outline will be posted on the MA250 MyLearningSpace website. You are responsible for checking here on a regular basis for important announcements.


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

  • Labs (6 labs, with quizzes): 20%
  • Assignments (Four sets, submitted on Wednesdays: Sept. 19, Oct. 17, Nov. 7, and Nov. 28): 20%
  • Midterm Exam (In class, Friday, Oct. 26, 2018): 25%
  • Final Exam (Cumulative, 2.5 hours, exact date, time and location to be announced): 35%

Students must achieve a score of at least 40% of the marks available on the final examination to be eligible to pass the course. 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 MA250 and is provided for the convenience of students.