Math 255A: Calculus for the Life Sciences I

Class #20270
InstructorD. Protas
TimeTuTh 12:30 - 1:45
LocationLO 1127


Calculus for the Life Sciences by Schreiber, Smith, and Getz.

Exams and Grading

There are three midterms, each worth 20%, and a final exam, worth 40% of the course grade. Homework is 10%. The final exam will be a common final, which is scheduled for Tuesday, December 12, from 12:45 to 2:45. Plus or minus grades are possible.


Homework will online using WileyPLUS. A license will need to be bought unless the student purchases a new copy of the textbook, which includes the WileyPLUS license.


Students who enter the course on a conditionally qualified basis must enroll in the laboratory section assigned to this section of Math 255A. The lab meets each Friday at 12:30 - 1:45 in BH304. Furthermore, all students are encouraged to enroll in the lab.


Students will need to use a graphing calculator at times for homework and exams.

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