Math 403/603 Foundations of Math
Spring 2017 Course Information

Teacher Info

Dan Kalman
Letts Hall  LL5D  (Lower level, entrance located opposite the health center)
Phone 885-3122
Office Hours: Tu, W, F  11AM - 12:30 drop in;  Th 1:30 - 3PM by prior appointment.  See schedule below.
Feel free to phone my office anytime, make an appointment, drop in, or send me an email

Course Info

Text: Mathematical Reasoning: Writing and Proof  by Ted Sundstrom. Available free at

Objectives, Attendance & Missed Exams:  See this webpage.    

Academic Integrity (cheating and its consequences): See this webpage.

Grades: Final Exam - 22%, 2 in-class exams - 22% each, takehome quiz problems - 22%, optional course portfolio - 12%

Course Webpage: Go to and click the link for Foundations of Math


Each week, most students should spend 3 to 6 hours out of class for a three credit course (based on a 12 to 15 credit load and a 40 to 50 hour full time week).

Several different kinds of homework will be assigned.  See Homework Details .

Exam Dates




First Midterm



Second Midterm



Final Exam (2:30 PM)

Office Hours Schedule