Ordering Your Textbooks
Review the required textbooks for each course below.
Books should be available for ordering through the Stevens Campus Store's online book ordering site during the first week of May.
Select the Summer I term.
Select the department associated with your course under the "Department" heading (Math, Physics, or Computer Science.)
Locate your course number, and find and order the required textbooks.
ebook "Calculus: Concepts & Contexts, 4th edition" by James Stewart." ISBN #: 9780538738101. This will just be access codes for WebAssign, which is all students will need for the course. Students should order the access code from the Stevens bookstore. They will then be mailed access codes for Enhanced WebAssign, which gives them access to the course ebook and online hw system.
The ISBN # for the MA90 Precalculus summer online course is: 9781285730059. This bundle from Cengage Learning includes the following:
1) The ebook "Precalculus: Mathematics for Calculus, 6th edition" by Stewart/Redlin/Watson
2) Enhanced WebAssign
3) Text specific DVD's
When students purchase this bundle from the bookstore they will receive DVD's and an Enhance WebAssign Access code. The ebook is located in WebAssign so students only need an access code to have both 1) and 2) on the list above.
Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach, Vol 1 (Chs 1-15) and Vol 4 (Chs 25-36), with Mastering Physics R, 3rd Edition By Randall D. Knight. ISBN # 0321829581. This is a bundled set recommended for students who plan on enrolling at Stevens and eventually taking the course PEP112 Electricity and Magnetism, required of most engineering and science majors.
Students not planning to attend Stevens should purchase Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach, Vol 1 (Chs 1-15), with Mastering Physics R, 3rd Edition by Randall D. Knight. ISBN# is 0321752910
Essentials of MATLAB Programming, 2nd Edition by Stephan J. Chapman, Centage Learning, 2009. ISBN-10 is 0-495-29568-X.
Students will be required to download the MATLAB application to their computers. Directions on how to install will be provided in the online course environment.
Can't Find the Textbook?
If there is no listing or link for a particular textbook on the online campus bookstore website, this might mean that the campus bookstore has not yet placed an order for the book. Be sure to check the website again in a few days.
If the textbook is still not available on the campus bookstore website at the beginning of the orientation, please contact the bookstore directly by phone at 201-216-5101.
If you are ordering the textbook from another vendor outside the campus bookstore and experience difficulty locating the textbook, please contact the professor teaching the course directly for assistance.
The professor’s contact information will be in the course registration email that contains orientation instructions.