MA 514: Financial Mathematics
Fall 2018, University of South Carolina

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Instructor: Xiaofeng Yang

Lecture time: TTH 2:50PM-4:05AM at Gambrell 205
Office: Leconte 317c
Office Hours: TTH 1:00Pm-2:15pm,or by appointment

Phone: 777-3776



Note: The exams are "closed book" – no books, no notes, no calculators, no labtop comptuer or equivalent technology, etc. There are no early exams. A make-up exam is only possible for written legitimate documented reasons of illness, family emergency, or participation in a University sponsered event. You must take your exams with the lecture for which you are registered.

How is your final course grade determined?

Attendance: Attendance at every class meeting is important - and expected. Students missing more than 10% of the class meetings (4 days) can have their grade lowered.


Bonus Credits: If your attendence is more than 80%, you will get 3 bonus points for final grade; 60%-80%, 2 bonus points; 30%-60%, 0 bonus points; less than 30%, -2 bonus points.

Academic Dishonesty: Cheating and plagiarism in any form is not tolerated. If a student is caught cheating, I will follow the guidelines as set forth in the USC Honor Code and other University guidelines.


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