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Applied Calculus ICourse ID: MATH 131
School:Arts and Sciences, College of
Program: Mathematics & Statistics
Credit Hours: 3
Course DescriptionThis course is an introduction to differential and integral calculus, with an emphasis on applications. This course is intended for students in the life and social sciences, computer science, and business. Topics include: modeling change using functions including exponential and trigonometric functions, the concept of the derivative, computing the derivative, applications of the derivative to business and life, social and computer sciences, and an introduction to integration. Students will obtain an understanding of calculus and methods for applying calculus (especially differential calculus), including modeling/analyzing processes (such as population growth and cooling), interpreting the derivative (numerical, graphical, and algebraic), and optimization (such as finding the time and level for a peak drug concentration).
On-campus class section: On-campus classes will be instructed only in the physical classroom. Students must attend in person. Faculty and students in these classes will follow health guidelines and contingency plans should an individual be exposed or experience Covid -19. Please register for this section ONLY if you plan to attend in person on campus.
Prerequisite/sMath 118 or Math Placement test.
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