PreCalculus and Calculus 1


Summer 2014 quarter (Session I)

Taught by

mathematics, history of science


One quarter of precalculus/trig or equivalent.

The class will begin with an intense review of precalculus material most relevant to calculus. Students are expected to have had some experience with graphs and functions and trigonometry. Calculus topics will include limits, continuity, the limit definition of the derivative, differentiation rules, maxima and minima, optimization problems, Mean Value Theorem, Newton's method, and anti-differentiation. Emphasis throughout will be on modeling problems in the physical world. Students will work homework online, write exams, work in teams, and give verbal presentations of their results to the class.

Program Details

Fields of Study

Preparatory for studies or careers in

mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, health-care professions, economics

Location and Schedule

Campus location



Offered during: Day

Advertised schedule: Monday through Thursday, 9 am to 1 pm


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Online Learning

Hybrid Online Learning 25 - 49% Delivered Online:


Date Revision
May 9th, 2014 Schedule changed to day meeting times

Registration Information

Credits: 8 (Summer)

Class standing: Freshmen–Senior

Maximum enrollment: 25


Course Reference Number

First Session (8 credits): 40112

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