2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
    
    Oct 24, 2021  
2021-2022 Academic Catalog

MATH 120 - Calculus I


Calculus is essential for majors in biology, chemistry, computer science, economics, mathematics, physics, and environmental science and policy. Part I includes functions, limits, continuity, differentiation of algebraic and trigonometric functions, mean-value theorem and various applications. Part II includes Riemann sums and integrals, techniques and applications of integration, improper integrals, transcendental functions (logarithms, exponential functions and inverse trigonometric functions). sequences and series. Though not all results are derived rigorously, care is taken to distinguish intuitive arguments from rigorous proofs. MATH 120 and MATH 121 - Calculus II  fulfill the formal-analysis requirement.

Prerequisites: Prerequisite for Math 120: appropriate score on the mathematics placement test or passing grade in MATH 119 .

Prerequisite for Math 121: a passing grade in Math 120.

 

Course Designation/Attribute: FA

Anticipated Terms Offered: Offered every Fall (120,) and Spring (121)