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MATH 181 - Calculus I

(4 units)
Fundamental concepts of analytic geometry and calculus; functions, graphs, limits, derivatives and integrals. (This course satisfies the university core mathematics requirement.)

Prerequisite(s): MATH 127  or MATH 128  with a “C-” or better or an ACT score of 28 or an SAT score of 630.

Units of Lecture: 3
Units of Discussion/Recitation: 1
Core Math Requirement
Offered Every Fall, Spring, and Summer
Student Learning Outcomes (if available):
Upon completion of this course:
1. Students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the concepts and terminology of limits through applications and examples.
2. Students will be able to compute the derivative of a function using the definition, rules of differentiation, slopes of tangent lines, and describe it as a rate of change, in a number of natural and physical phenomena.
3. Students will be able to compute basic integrals using Riemann sums as well as the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus.


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