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Areas of Study | | DEVM100 syllabus

 COURSE NUMBER: DEVM100 COURSE TITLE: Mathematics DIVISION: Institutional / Developmental Ed IAI CODE(S): SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS: 4 CONTACT HOURS: STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS: 180 DELIVERY MODE: In-Person, Online

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
DEVM100 is a systematic review of the basics of algebra with the utilization of programmed materials. It is designed for students who have placed into it or have completed DEVM 098/099 satisfactorily but are not ready to go on to MATH107. (Non Degree Credit).

PREREQUISITES:
Place into DEVM100 or completed DEVM099.

NOTES: Upon completion of DEVM100, students will be placed into MATH107.

This course is not available for web registration.

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
• Solve mathematical problems that contain whole numbers, integers, fractions, decimals, real numbers, variable expressions, first-degree equations, proportions and percent.
• Demonstrate their mathematical solving skills to real life problems and applications.

TOPICAL OUTLINE:
• Whole Numbers
• Integers
• Fractions
• Decimals
• Variable Expressions
• First-Degree Equations
• Proportions and Percents

TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:

Prealgebra An Applied Approach, 6th Edition, by Richard N. Aufmann and Joanne Lockwood. Brooks/Cole: Cengage Learning 2014.

Calculators are not allowed for this course.

See bookstore website for current book(s) at https://www.dacc.edu/bookstore

EVALUATION:

This is a Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory class.

 Assignments Test Midterm and Final Exam 40% 35% 25%

Grading Scale

100% - 80% Satisfactory
79% and below Unsatisfactory

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STUDENT CONDUCT CODE:
Membership in the DACC community brings both rights and responsibility. As a student at DACC, you are expected to exhibit conduct compatible with the educational mission of the College. Academic dishonesty, including but not limited to, cheating and plagiarism, is not tolerated. A DACC student is also required to abide by the acceptable use policies of copyright and peer-to-peer file sharing. It is the student’s responsibility to become familiar with and adhere to the Student Code of Conduct as contained in the DACC Student Handbook. The Student Handbook is available in the Information Office in Vermilion Hall and online at: https://www.dacc.edu/student-handbook

DISABILITY SERVICES:
Any student who feels s/he may need an accommodation based on the impact of a disability should contact the Testing & Academic Services Center at 217-443-8708 (TTY 217-443-8701) or stop by Cannon Hall Room 103. Please speak with your instructor privately to discuss your specific accommodation needs in this course.

REVISION:
Fall 2019