Faculty Profile

Tracy McKay

Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics (2012)

Contact Information

mckaytr@dickinson.edu

Tome Scientific Building Room 240

Education

  • B.A., Bowdoin College, 2006
  • Ph.D., Iowa State University, 2012

2014-2015 Academic Year

Fall 2014

MATH 151 Introduction to Calculus
An introduction to limits and derivatives together with a review of polynomial, rational, trigonometric, exponential, and logarithmic functions.Five hours of class time per week. Prerequisite: departmental placement. This course fulfills the QR graduation requirement. Offered every semester.

MATH 170 Single Variable Calculus
The study of real-valued functions, including transcendental functions, limits, derivatives, and their applications, the definition of the Reimann integral, and the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus.Three hours of classroom and one and a half hour of lab per week. Prerequisite: 151 or departmental placement. This course fulfills the QR graduation requirement. Offered every semester.

Spring 2015

MATH 170 Single Variable Calculus
The study of real-valued functions, including transcendental functions, limits, derivatives, and their applications, the definition of the Reimann integral, and the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus.Three hours of classroom and one and a half hour of lab per week. Prerequisite: 151 or departmental placement. This course fulfills the QR graduation requirement. Offered every semester.

MATH 262 Intro to Linear Algebra
An introduction to matrix algebra and abstract vector spaces with an emphasis on writing mathematical arguments. Topics include linear systems and matrices, vector spaces, linear independence, eigenvalues and eigenvectors.Prerequisite: 211 or permission of the instructor. This course fulfills the QR graduation requirement. Offered every spring.

MATH 500 Independent Study