1152Q: Honors Calculus II
Instructor: Emily Gunawan
Office hours: see office hours, located at Monteith Bldg, room MONT 402 or the undergraduate open lounge next door Instructor’s schedule: See instructor’s regular schedule here
Class location: room MONT227, see Fall 2018 math course schedule Meeting times: Tue Thurs 9:30 - 10:45 and Fri 8:00 - 8:50 Course website: Course Piazza: and Piazza sign up link Textbook: Calculus: Early Transcendentals by James Stewart (8th Edition) Info for ordering the text and WebAssign code

course overview.

This course is designed to extend our knowledge of calculus in several directions. We will explore infinite sequences and series, and develop further techniques and applications of calculus, especially integration. We’ll cover similar topics as MATH 1132Q, with emphasis on the underlying mathematical concepts and reasoning.

calculus tokens.

Calculus Tokens are fake currency which may be spent on diagnostic quiz retakes and make-ups, and late submissions.

Purpose Token cost
Make-up a diagnostic quiz at a later date within a week (due to illness, university-sponsored activities, oversleeping, or any reason) 1 token
Earn 100% on a diagnostic quiz retake 1 token
Submit a late take-home problem set within 48 hours of deadline 1 token

diagnostic quizzes.

Almost every non-exam week, you will take a diagnostic quiz at the beginning of class. You will see sample questions beforehand so that you can prepare for them.

If you miss a diagnostic quiz for any reason or if you earn less than 100%, you may take a similar diagnostic quiz outside of class. You will earn 50% of the points that you miss. If you use a token, you will earn 100% of the points that you miss. For example, if you earn a score of 6/10 and you score perfectly on your retake, your diagnostic quiz score would be 8/10 without a token. your diagnostic quiz score would be 10/10 with a token.

Each person would get a specific individual instruction on HuskyCT about how to proceed with a retake. In general, to be offered a retake, you must first come talk to me to correct your errors and go over similar problems. Your second attempt must be within one week of the class receiving their first graded attempts - I have set aside days and times - see office hours here for diagnostic quiz retakes. For simple arithmetic errors, it would be enough to submit a written explanation about your mistakes and a correct solution. This correction work is open-book and you can consult anyone including the instructor.

take-home problem sets.

They will consist of current and past topics. You are encouraged to work with others on these take-home problem sets, but it must be your own work. You are encouraged to meet with me to go over your work before you submit it.

study groups.

If you can not find a study group, e-mail me so that I can help you get involved. I assume that you will be working in groups when I make up the assignments.

WebAssign and Blackboard HuskyCT.

You will need access to HuskyCT in order to complete (optional) WebAssign homework and view your grades in this course. If you do not have a NetID and password set up yet, please visit to set yours up.


We will use technology such as Desmos Graphing Tool and WolframAlpha and to visualize and compute - you are encouraged to use them for all take-home assignments to aid your learning. No technology (including calculator and phone) may be used during in-class assessments: diagnostic quizzes, exams, and final.


Grades will be determined as follows:

WebAssign online homework 0%
take-home problem sets, other homework, in-class activities 10%
weekly diagnostic quizzes 20%
exams 70%

midterm grade report.

I will submit a (temporary) midterm grade report by the end of week 6 for grades lower than B-. For simplicity, I will not include +/-.

Grading questions

Please let me know ASAP (but within one week) if I’ve made mistakes in grading your assessments. This should be done during office hours.

mental wellbeing.

Strained relationships, increased anxiety, alcohol or drug problems, feeling down, difficulty concentrating, or lack of motivation may affect a student’s academic performance or reduce a student’s ability to participate in daily activities. If you or someone you know expresses such health concerns or experiences a stressful event that can create barriers to learning, UConn services are available to assist you. Learn about confidential health services available on campus at Arjona Building, 4th floor, near Mirror Lake phone 860-486-4705. See also

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accommodation services.

The Center for Students with Disabilities (CSD) wants to ensure students with disabilities have the same access to programs, opportunities and activities as all others at UConn. If you think you have short-term or long-term disability, consider going to Accessibility Services for Students or contacting CSD at 860-486-2020 or for general information or to request a (confidental) student accommodation.

student conduct code.

UConns Student Conduct Code includes both academic integrity and compliance with the policy against discrimination, harassment, and interpersonal violence.

academic integrity.

It is in everyone’s best interest to maintain their academic integrity. Any form of academic dishonesty undermines the goals of our course and devalues the learning process. Academic dishonesty is a serious offense at UConn and will result in an academic misconduct report and a failure in Math 1152Q. For more information, consult UConns guidelines for academic integrity:

using peers and technology as resources

Unless stated otherwise, in this particular course (only this class - you should check with your professor for each class), you are free to work with other people and use technology (Desmos, WolframAlpha, the internet, etc) on take-home assigments to aid your learning. Whenever you work with another person or get help from a different book or the internet on a take-home assignment, please credit them - write the person’s name, website address at the top of your submission.