Differential Calculus

Department: 
MATH
Course Number: 
1551
Hours - Lecture: 
2
Hours - Lab: 
0
Hours - Recitation: 
1
Hours - Total Credit: 
2
Typical Scheduling: 
Every Semester

Differential calculus including applications and the underlying theory of limits for functions and sequences.

Prerequisites: 

SAT Math score of 600 or ACT 26 or ACT equivalent 600 or MATH 1113 Precalculus.

Course Text: 

Thomas, Calculus: Early Transcendentals, 13th ed.

Flow chart describing textbook choices for fall 2016.

Topic Outline: 
Topic Text Sections Lectures
Review of functions 1.1-1.8 4
Limits and continuity 2.1-2.6 6
Differentiation 3.1-3.11 9
Max/min problems, mean value theorem, curve sketching 4.1-4.4 5
Optimization, Newton’s method 4.6, 4.7 3
Indefinite integrals 4.8 2
Fundamental theorem of calculus 5.4 1