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USAD Curriculum Updates

ART

September 11, 2023
In the Art Resource Guide, page 106, in the caption of the photo at the top of the 2nd column, “one foot” should be corrected to read “twenty-one inches.” Click here for the revised page.

ECONOMICS

December 20, 2023
In the Economics Resource Guide, page 94, column 1, in the 2nd to last line of the 3rd complete paragraph, “bushel of steel” should be changed to read “bushel of wheat.” Click here for the revised page.
December 11, 2023
In the Economics Resource Guide, page 53, column 2, the 2nd sentence in the last paragraph should end in a period instead of a question mark. In the Economics Resource Guide, page 62, the values on the vertical axis of Figure 30 are in millions of 2012 US dollars. Click here for the revised pages.

MATHEMATICS

August 7, 2023

In the Mathematics Resource Guide, page 77, in the 6th line from the top of the page, the negative sign in front of the slope of CD should be deleted. The slope is positive 4/11. In the Mathematics Resource Guide, page 79, in the 7th line of the solution to Example 2.2w, there should be a negative sign in front of the slope of IJ, so it reads -8/3. Click here for the revised pages.

The above two corrections also apply to the Mathematics Instructor's Manual. In the Mathematics Instructor’s Manual, page 139, in the last line of the answer to problem #6, the negative sign in front of the fraction should be deleted, so it reads 24/29∙√29. Click here for the revised pages.

June 13, 2023
In the Mathematics Resource Guide, page 4, the formula at the end of the third line from the bottom of the page should read P ∙ (1 + rt). This same correction applies to page 4 of the Mathematics Instructor’s Manual. Click here for the revised page.

MUSIC

January 15, 2024
In the Music Resource Guide, page 97, in the caption of the image at the top of the 2nd column, the album title should be “Switched-On Bach” instead of “Hooked-On Bach.” Click here for the revised page.
September 5, 2023
In the Music Resource Guide, page 137, column 2, the end of the 3rd sentence in the 1st complete paragraph should read: “…a piece of gum.” Click here for the revised page.
 

SCIENCE

Some figures in the Science Resource Guide are best understood when viewed in full color. Students using a printed black and white version of the Resource Guide can view these figures from the Science Resource Guide in full color here.
October 9, 2023
In the Science Resource Guide, page 22, in Figure 16, the label that reads “spinal cord” should be corrected to read “brainstem.” Click here for the revised page.
September 11, 2023
In the Science Resource Guide, page 117, the date in the 4th line of text should be 1997, not 1996. Click here for the revised page.
August 16, 2023
In the Science Resource Guide, page 88, line 3 of the last paragraph should be corrected to read: “…which then disinhibits the subthalamic nucleus, which disinhibits the other portion….” Click here for the revised page.
July 3, 3023
In the Science Resource Guide, page 24, Figure 17, there is a typo in the first label to the right. It should read “Dilates pupils.” Click here for the revised page.
June 13, 2023
In the Science Resource Guide, page 52, the first word in the 4th line from the top of the page should be ultraviolet. Click here for the revised page.
June 6, 2023
In the Science Resource Guide, page 19, the last line of text was inadvertently cut. The end of the final sentence should read: “… legs as well as the genitalia (Figure 14).” Click here for the revised page.

SOCIAL SCIENCE

September 11, 2023
In the Social Science Resource Guide, page 75, column 2, the 2nd sentence of the last paragraph should read: “Founded in 2001 by Jimmy Wales and Larry Sanger, Wikipedia is … .” The photo caption at the top of column 2 should read: “Ward Cunningham, developer of the first wiki, photographed in October 2011.”
On page 76, column 1, the parenthetical reference at the end of the 1st paragraph should read: “Ward Cunningham, who in 1995 developed the first wiki—a website whose content can be easily edited by userswas inspired by….” Click here for the revised pages.
June 6, 2023
In the Social Science Resource Guide, page 25, column 1, 1st and 2nd complete paragraphs, the spelling of “Northrup” should be corrected to read “Northrop.” This same correction should be applied on page 87 in the entry for the term BINAC in the glossary. Click here for the revised pages.