MAT 338, Complex Analysis, FAll 2011, MWF 9:00-9:50 am, Noyce 1302


Professor: Jeff Blanchard, Noyce 2516, 269-3304, blanchaj (at)

Text: Comlex Variables by Flanigan. It is important and expected that you read the text, especially the examples.

Office Hours:
Monday: 12:45-1:45
Tuesday: 9:00-9:45
Wednesday: 3:30-4:30
Thursday: By appointment from 3:30-5:00
Friday: 12:00-1:00
By appointment; please email me to set up a time. See my weekly schedule.


There will be daily homework, due at the beginning of class (excluding exam days) on Wednesdays and Fridays. Homework will be posted on Pioneerweb (blackboard) after each class. The lowest two homework scores will be dropped.


There will be weekly writing assignments homework, due at the beginning of class (excluding exam days) on Mondays. Writing Assignments and the grading scheme will be posted on Pioneerweb (blackboard). The lowest writing assignment score will be dropped.

Midterm Exams:

There will be two in-class, midterm exams, tentatively scheduled for Friday, October 7, and Friday, November 18. These midterm exams will test the material covered since the previous exam.

Final Exam:

The final exam is scheduled for Tuesday, December 13, at 9:00 am. The final exam is three hours and will be comprehensive. Do not make arrangements to leave campus prior to the final exam. (Such situations will result in the loss of a letter grade on the final exam.)
Course Grade:
Homework: 20%
Writing: 10%
Midterm Exams: 40% (20% each)
Final Exam: 30%


Absences permitted by the college (athletics, performance, religious observation, etc.) must be coordinated prior to the class period in order to make arrangements for the missed homework or exams. This coordination must be done in person prior to the absence.


If you have specific physical, psychiatric or learning disabilities and require accommodations, please let me know early in the semester so that your learning needs may be appropriately met. You will need to provide documentation of your disability to the Associate Dean and Director of Academic Advising, Joyce Stern, located in the lower level of the Forum (x3702).

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