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Course Information

Applied Calculus I

Course ID: MATH 131
School:Arts and Sciences, College of
Program: Mathematics & Statistics
Credit Hours: 3

Course Description

This 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).

Prerequisite/s

Math 118 or Math Placement test.

Course Offering

Session Day Time Instructor Location
A Tue, Thurs 6:00 - 9:15 PM Law LSC

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