Elements of Calculus (Math 113)


COURSE OBJECTIVES:

  • To help students obtain basic calculus concepts by way of an integrated approach.

  • To promote problem-solving and critical thinking skills through the application of basic calculus concepts to common situations.

  • To enhance learning and understanding of basic calculus concepts through the integrated use of graphing calculators.

  • To promote and utilize the “Rule of Four”: All concepts are explored algebraically, numerically, graphically and in context with applications.

PREREQUISITES

PPL 60+ or or SAT I MSS 640 or ACT MATH 26+ or recent Math 108(C or higher), Math 112(C or higher) or one recent course from MATH 113, 116 , or 120R.

Test scores expire after 1 year. Some students may need to take Math 100, then Math 112 first.


TEXT AND SUPPLEMENTARY MATERIALS

Applied Calculus (6th Edition), by Hughes-Hallett, et al. and WileyPlus.

WileyPlus is where you will access your homework assignments, and it also includes many learning tools, such as interactive tutorials and self quizzes.


FINAL EXAM

See instructor or syllabus for more details regarding your final exam.