


Course: Math 404 Section 01
Instructor: Prof. Joe Borzellino
Time: MTRF 9:10–10:00am, Mathematics & Science 38227
Office Hours: MTRF 10:00–11:00am (or by appt) in Faculty Offices East 25302
Phone: 756–5192
E–Mail: jborzell
Web Page: http://www.calpoly.edu/~jborzell/index.html
Text: O'Neill, Elementary Differential Geometry, 2^{nd} ed.
Chapters Covered: 1,2,4,5,6,7 (maybe a little too ambitious)
Your grade for the course will be determined by a cumulative point total weighted as follows:
Homework Assignments 15% Graded Assignments 25%
Midterm 30% Final Exam 30%
Important: YOU MUST TAKE THE FINAL EXAM TO PASS THE CLASS!
The dates for the exams are as follows:
Midterm: Friday, May 2
Final Exam: Monday, June 9, 7:10am–10:00am.
NOTE: All exams are CLOSED book. Calculators, notes and books will not be allowed. There are NO makeup exams. If an emergency situation arises which will cause you to miss an exam, you must contact me BEFORE the exam is given. Academic dishonesty will not be tolerated. Possible penalties include a failing grade for the course.
Homework and Graded Assignments: There will two types of written assignments. The first will be standard homework. This will collected and evaluated by a student in the class. The evaluation will be simply to ascertain whether or not, and how completely, an assignment was done. The student will be chosen on a rotating basis. Volunteers welcome! The second type will be more formal. Every two weeks there will be a special assignment that I will collect and grade. This assignment may contain assigned homework problems from the book or problems that I make up. Homework and graded assignments will be posted on the web page listed above.
Other Dates to Remember:
May 26 Memorial Day (Monday)
June 6 Last Day of Class (Friday) 
