Welcome

Welcome to the course web page for the Fall 2022 manifestation of MAT 123: First Year Seminar at Northern Arizona University. Detailed information about the course and its structure is available at the links above.

Course Info

Title: MAT 123: First Year Seminar
Semester: Fall 2022
Credits: 4
Section: Honors
Time: 3:00-3:50PM M
Location: AMB 220

Instructor Info

  Dana C. Ernst, PhD
  AMB 176
  11:15-12:15PM MWF, 10:15-12:15 Th
  dana.ernst@nau.edu
  928.523.6852
  danaernst.com

Purpose and Goals

MAT 123: First Year Seminar introduces first year majors to the academic content, degree programs, faculty, resources, and opportunities available in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics.

Getting Help

There are many resources available to assist you with doing your homework (e.g., office hours, Discord discussion group, free tutoring at numerous places across campus). You are allowed and encouraged to work together on homework. However, each student is expected to turn in their own work. You are strongly encouraged to ask questions in our Discord discussion group, as I (and hopefully other members of the class) will post comments there for all to benefit from. You are also encouraged to stop by during my office hours and you can always email me. Lastly, free tutoring is available through the Math Achievement Program.


Dana C. Ernst

Mathematics & Teaching

  Northern Arizona University
  Flagstaff, AZ
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Current Courses

  MAT 123: First Year Seminar
  MAT 136: Calculus I
  MAT 526: Combinatorics

About This Site

  This website was created using GitHub Pages and Jekyll together with Twitter Bootstrap.

  Unless stated otherwise, content on this site is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International License.

  The views expressed on this site are my own and are not necessarily shared by my employer Northern Arizona University.

  The source code is on GitHub.

Land Acknowledgement

  Flagstaff and NAU sit at the base of the San Francisco Peaks, on homelands sacred to Native Americans throughout the region. The Peaks, which includes Humphreys Peak (12,633 feet), the highest point in Arizona, have religious significance to several Native American tribes. In particular, the Peaks form the Diné (Navajo) sacred mountain of the west, called Dook'o'oosłííd, which means "the summit that never melts". The Hopi name for the Peaks is Nuva'tukya'ovi, which translates to "place-of-snow-on-the-very-top". The land in the the area surrounding Flagstaff is the ancestral homeland of the Hopi, Ndee/Nnēē (Western Apache), Yavapai, A:shiwi (Zuni Pueblo), and Diné (Navajo). We honor their past, present, and future generations, who have lived here for millennia and will forever call this place home.