I am delighted to introduce myself as your instructor for Math 103, a course that will help you develop your mathematical reasoning skills and apply them to real-world problems. My name is Professor Hua, and I have a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from the University of California, Irvine and a master’s degree in mathematics (option applied statistics) from California State University, Long Beach. I have been teaching mathematics since 2015, and I joined the University of South Dakota in Fall 2023 semester. I have taught at various community colleges in California before, and I enjoyed it very much. I am passionate and enthusiastic about teaching mathematics, and I am committed to your success and learning. Some of my hobbies are listening to music and reading.