Course Meeting Times

Lectures: 3 sessions / week, 1 hour / session

Course Format

The class meets 3 times every week for one hour.

There are no quizzes and no final exam.

Students are graded based on their performance on problem set assignments. There are 7 assignments, of which 2 are in-depth, or major, assignments.

The class meetings comprise of chalk-and-talk lectures and group discussion.


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