MTG 4302 Elementary Topology I, Spring 2015.

Location: 107 LOV

Time: MWF 1:15-2:10

Instructor: Dr. Mark van Hoeij

Text: Paul Shick, Topology, Point-Set and Geometric, John Wiley & Sons 2007, ISBN 978-0-470-09605-5

Grading: There will be two tests during the semester, several quizzes, and one final test. The final exam is scheduled for Friday May 1, 10:00-noon (click here for the schedule of all finals). Each of these two tests will account for 20% of the final grade. The final accounts for 30% and the remaining 30% will be determined by homework and quizzes.

Exam policy: There will be no makeup tests or quizzes. A missed test can only be excused before the day of the test. When a missed test is excused, the grade of the test will be the same as the grade on your final. A missed test will not be excused on or after the day of the test.

Eligibility: A prior mathematical proof class (e.g. MGF3301). Stop by my office if you are not sure.

University Attendance Policy: Excused absences include documented illness, deaths in the family and other documented crises, call to active military duty or jury duty, religious holy days, and official University activities. These absences will be accommodated in a way that does not arbitrarily penalize students who have a valid excuse. Consideration will also be given to students whose dependent children experience serious illness.

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