Course Syllabus Fall 2005

Course Number: MATH 1413

Course Title: Survey of Calculus

Hours Credit: 3 hours

Prerequisites: MATH 1111or MATH 1113

Instructor: Varies (multiple sections)

Instructor Office Hours: Varies (at least 10hrs/week)

Course Description: This course will provide a survey of the differential and integral calculus of polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions with an emphasis on applications to problems from business, economics and life sciences.

Text: Armstrong / Davis, Brief Calculus: solving problems in business, economics, and the social and behavioral sciences Second Edition, Prentice Hall, 2005.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. The student will be able to compute limits.
  2. The student will be able to differentiate polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions.
  3. The student will be able to apply differential calculus to problems from business, economics, and life science.
  4. The student will be able to integrate polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions and to apply the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus.
  5. The student will be able to apply integral calculus to problems from business, economics, and life science.
  6. The student will understand the basic techniques of integration.

Grading Methods: Tests, Quizzes, Final Exam, Homework; Percentages decided by instructor

Grading Scale: