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MAT 210 - Calculus I

AA Approved

MAT121 College Algebra with a B-, or MAT129 Pre-Calculus or BUS230 Quantitative Methods for Business grade of C-


Primary placement method used for any student whose high school transcript can be interpreted for use with the calculation spreadsheet:  High School GPA + High School Math composite calculation >= 6.75

or, for students where we cannot use the composite high school calculation:

1.5 years of high school algebra and meet the minimum placement

     or a Compass College Algebra score of at least 60 and Trinonometry score of 51

     or an ACT Math score of at least 28

     or an ACCUPLACER Quantitative Reasoning score of at least 285
4 credit(s)

This course is designed to provide you with a basic knowledge of calculus. Topics covered include the concepts of a limit, continuity, the derivative, and the integral as well as practical applications of these concepts. Topics will be approached from numerical, graphical, and analytical standpoints.

Course Learning Outcomes
1.  Demonstrate the concepts of limits and continuity; find the limit (if it exists) of functions by using symbolic, graphical and numeric methods.

2.  Find derivatives using the derivative definition and use derivative formulas for problems with powers, products, quotients, trig functions, logs and exponentials.

3.  Apply derivative solution methods to solve a variety of types of problems.

4.  Integrate polynomial, trigonometric, exponential and logarithmic problems, including the difference of functions and integration by parts, and demonstrate the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus.

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