Welcome to Collin College
Fall 2018 CRN 13355


Instructor: Dr. R. Khoury Course Information: Calculus III    Math 2415 online
Office Number: SCC-D226

Meeting Location: online

Office Hours:  Online and by appointment Chat Room: Canvas
Phone Number: 972-881-5909 Announcement: Canvas

Email: rkhoury@collin.edu

Meeting Times: Online


Course Description:  This course studies advanced topics in calculus, including vectors and vector-valued functions, partial differentiation, Lagrange Multipliers,
multiple integration and Jacobians; application of the line integral, including Green’s Theorem, the Divergence Theorem, and Stoke’s theorem. Lab included.

Course Credit Hours: 4             Lecture Hours: 3          Lab Hours: 3             Clinical/Recitation Hours: 0


Placement Assessment(s): Prior to enrolling in this course, the student must demonstrate eligibility to enroll in the following: MATH 2318, MATH 2320, or higher.


Prerequisite: MATH 2414 or equivalent                                     Concurrent Enrollment:   None                              Corequisite: None 


Student Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to do the following:

1. Perform calculus operations on vector-valued functions, including derivatives, integrals, curvature, displacement, velocity, acceleration and torsion.
2. Perform calculus operations on functions of several variables, including partial derivatives, directional derivatives and multiple integrals.
3. Find extrema and tangent planes.
4. Solve problems using the Fundamental Theorem of Line Integrals, Green's Theorem, the Divergence Theorem, and Stokes' Theorem.
5. Apply the computational and conceptual principles of calculus to the solutions of real-world problems.

Withdrawal Policy: Under section 51.907 of the Texas Education Code, students may not withdraw from more than six

 courses including any course a transfer student has withdrawn from at another Texas institute of higher education. For

 exemptions, visit http://www.collin.edu/gettingstarted/register/withdrawal.html. Please see your instructor before you withdraw

and the current Collin Registration Guide for the last day to withdrawal.


Course Withdrawal: To drop this class, you need to do the following:

1. Attain a Drop/Add sheet from the registrar’s office;

2. Turn in the completed form to the office of Admission and Records 972-881-5710 on or prior to the drop deadline date.

3. All students will receive an F if they do not finish this class and do not withdraw on or prior to the drop deadline date.

4. Make sure your course withdrawal satisfies the college withdrawal policy.

Collin College Academic Policies:  “See the current Collin Student Handbook.”


Americans with Disabilities Act:

Collin College will adhere to all applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations and guidelines with respect to providing

reasonable accommodations as required to afford equal opportunity. It is the student’s responsibility to contact the ACCESS

office, SCC-G200 or 972.881.5898 (V/TTD: 972.881.5950) to arrange for appropriate accommodations. See the current Collin

Student Handbook for additional information.

You need to have both the Class Key (your instructor will give you that) and the Access Code (buy from Collin's bookstore) to enroll in WebAssign.


Five steps to remember:
1. Go to www.webassign.net (WebAssign) through Canvas
2. Click on Have a Class Key link, fill in the class key in the pop-up window.
3. Create a user name and password for yourself and make sure you use your Cougar email as your official email address.
4. You log in using your user name and password.
5. Enter the Access Code. (If you don't have Access Code, you can buy it from the bookstore, directly from Cengage, or online through WebAssign)

Textbook: Calculus, Early Transcendentals  - James Stewart - 8th edition - 2016 -
Cengage Learning

Choice 1: Textbook plus WebAssign from $239
- ISBN: 9781305597624

Choice 2: WebAssign only from $125 - ISBN:
9781285858265 (Preferred)

Instructional DVD Series and Student Solutions Manual are optional.

Required Graphing Calculators and supplies: Any

Minimum Technology Requirement: http://www.collin.edu/academics/ecollin. 

Minimum Student Skills: e-Collin Student Qualifications

Find out if you are ready to take an online course by completing the e-learning readiness assessment SmarterMeasure http://www.collin.edu/academics/ecollin/ This is an important tool that helps determine your skills for taking an online course. From the Smarter Measure assessment, you will discover information about your:

  1. Reading Speed and Comprehension

  2. Technical Competency and Knowledge

  3. Typing Speed and Accuracy

  4. Personal Attributes that relate to distance learning success

Please visit the e-Collin support website (http://online.collin.edu) and select SmarterMeasure http://www.collin.edu/academics/ecollin/ to take this assessment.


Netiquette Expectations:  (Expectations for electronic discussions and mail communication)

1.  Standards of courtesy and respect must be maintained at all times in our online “classroom.” Join in to the discussion, but remember that this is still a “classroom” setting and that respect and 

     consideration are crucial for any intellectual discussions.
2.  Discussion areas are the place for intelligent and respectful airing of ideas. Name-calling and personal attacks are not permitted.
3.  Any violation of the standards of appropriate behavior online will be reported to the Dean of Students and appropriate disciplinary action will be taken by the college.

Academic Ethics: The college may initiate disciplinary proceedings against a student accused of scholastic dishonesty. Scholastic dishonesty includes, but is not limited to, statements, acts, or omissions related to applications for enrollment or the award of a degree, and/or the submission of material as one’s own work that is not one’s own. Scholastic dishonesty may involve one or more of the following acts: cheating, plagiarism, collusion, and/or falsifying academic records. Cheating is the willful giving or receiving of information in an unauthorized manner during an examination, illicitly obtaining examination questions in advance, using someone else’s work for assignments as if it were one’s own, copying computer disks or files, and any other dishonest means of attempting to fulfill the requirements of a course. Plagiarism is the use of an author’s words or ideas as if they were one’ s own without giving credit to the source, including, but not limited to, failure to acknowledge a direct quotation. Contact the Dean of Students at 972-881-5604 for the student disciplinary process and procedures or consult the Collin College Student Handbook.

Academic penalty for scholastic dishonesty: Students will receive a zero on those assignments where they were found guilty by the Dean of Students for scholastic dishonesty, i.e., cheating, collusion, etc. as stated above; also, for repeated occurrences of these incidences, students will receive a failing grade in this class section.

Course Resources:  None.


Course Requirements:

  1. Read assigned material in WebAssign as assigned in the course calendar.

  2. Watch all four DVD lectures in Canvas and in WebAssign.

  3. Work and submit all assigned Lab sections problems posted in WebAssign.

  4. Complete and submit on time the four Exams posted in Canvas in the testing center or through ProctorU.

  5. Complete and submit on time the Final exam posted in Canvas in the testing center or through ProctorU.

It is highly recommended to read each section before you watch instructional lectures and read the e-book in WebAssign. You are expected to copy lecture notes as you watch them and use your notes to study for each exam. Also, you are expected to work all Lab problems as assigned in WebAssign for each section; and most of all, it is highly recommended to work the Exam's review problems before taking each Exam as well as the Final. All Exams are similar to the Exam's review problems, lectures, and Labs. You are expected to use any of the Collin's Math Labs located while studying. Online Lab problems in WebAssign are graded.

Attendance Policy: This is an online course with a Lab component in which students are required to complete Labs, Exams, and Final.


Aspects of the class: All Labs are in WebAssign, while Exams, and Final are online in Canvas. Once you submit your worked problems, both you and I can see your graded scores. Also, you should be able to see the Labs and Exams questions after you submit them in WebAssign and in Canvas.

Method of EvaluationStudents will receive a zero grade on every missed Exam and Lab. No makeup is allowed under any circumstances. Otherwise, grades will be assigned based on the average of the following tasks. Open and read instructions before taking your Exams and Labs.

20% Four Lab assignments (To be taken in WebAssign through Canvas)
60% Four Exams (
Drop one lowest exam grade) To be taken online in WebAssign through Canvas in the testing center or through ProctorU
20% Comprehensive Final Exam taken online in WebAssign through Canvas in the testing center or through ProctorU

Lab grades will be be automatically graded and posted in WebAssign, while Exams, and Final grades will be automatically graded and grades will be posted in Canvas. Discussions posted in the discussion board will not be graded. Your course letter grade will be assigned as follows:

90-100 = A              80-89 = B              70-79 = C             60-69 = D                 0-59 = F

Each Lab section consists of 25 questions. Labs are in WebAssign.

Exam questions are similar to the Lab and Exam review questions. Each Exam consists of 25 questions and each question is worth 4 points. Each exam must be taken in the testing center through Canvas or through ProctorU. You are only allowed any graphing calculator and one 4" by 6" index card. Nothing else. A testing center employee will offer you blank scratch papers to be turned in before you leave. Also, you should only login to Canvas and do not open any other tabs beside the assessment tab or any browsers or use any other devices or cell phones.

Final exam questions are similar to the Lab and and Exam questions. Final consists of 25 questions and each question is worth 4 points. Final exam must be taken in the testing center in WebAssign through Canvas or through ProctorU. You are allowed any graphing calculator on the Exam and one 4" by 6" index card. Nothing else. A testing center employee will offer you blank scratch papers to be turned in before you leave. Also, you should only login to Canvas and do not open any other tabs beside the assessment tab or any browsers or use any other devices or cell phones.

Makeup Policy: Every student is expected to take all assessments and submit them according to the course calendar. No makeup is allowed under any circumstances and beyond the assessments posted dates in the course calendar. A zero grade will be assigned to every missed assessment. Students
cannot take any assessment beyond the posted dates in Canvas. Your grade will be assigned based on the average of the above tasks.

Requirements for Participation in Online Discussion or Collaborative Activities: Students are required to participate in self introductions but discussions will not be graded.

Evaluation of Instructions: Collin College seeks to improve the learning experience of all students. To assist in evaluating courses, students will be requested to complete an evaluation of instruction form near the end of the semester through the Distance Learning Department.

Additional information:

Course Calendar
Math Lab Hours
On Line Tutoring: Through NetZero
Canvas Help line:
WebAssign help: 800-354-9706

I reserve the right to change any term on this syllabus at any time during the semester.

Copyright © This site was last edited on Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - Dr. Raja Khoury - Collin College -  All Rights Reserved