### Textbook

- Nagle, Saff, and Snider,
*Fundamentals of Differential Equations*, 8th edition.

### Other References

- Boyce and Diprima,
*Elementary Differential Equations and Boundary Value Problems*, 9th edition. - Edwards and Penney,
*Differential Equations and Boundary Value Problems*, 4th edition.

### Grading

Quizzes | 20% | 11 quizzes (the two lowest scores are dropped). There are no make-up quizzes! |

Midterm Exam 1 | 20% | Friday, February 20, 2015 (in class) |

Midterm Exam 2 | 20% | Friday, April 3, 2015 (in class) |

Final Exam | 40% | Thursday, May 7, 2015 (6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, Location TBA) |

Missing an exam is permitted only for the most compelling reasons. Except in extraordinary situations, permission should be obtained in advance from the instructor to miss an exam; otherwise you will be awarded a zero.

### Grade Lines

The grade lines for the course are:

85-100 | A |

75-84 | B |

65-74 | C |

50-64 | D |

0-49 | F |

### Homework

Homework will be assigned but not graded. The quizzes will be based heavily on homework problems. It is highly recommended that students complete all homework assignments to perform well in the class.

### Quizzes

There will be 11 quizzes; the lowest two scores will be dropped. They are every
week *except*: the first and last weeks, and the midterm weeks (sixth and eleventh).

### Calculators

Calculators will *not* be permitted on exams or quizzes.

### Students with Disabilities

Students with disabilities who require special accommodations for access and participation in this course must be registered with the Office of Disability Services (ODS). Students who need exam accommodations must contact ODS in the first week of the term to arrange a meeting with a Disability Specialist.

Please contact ODS at (312)-413-2183 (voice) or (312)-413-0123 (TTY).