MTH 114 UNIFIED CALCULUS I
MTH 114 – Unified Calculus I
Course Number & Name: MTH 114 Unified Calculus I
Credit Hours: 3.0 Contact Hours: 3.0 Lecture: 3.0 Lab: N/A Other: N/A
Prerequisites: Grade of “C” or better in MTH 113 or placement
Co-requisites: None Concurrent Courses: None
Catalog Description: This course provides an introduction to one variable differential and integral calculus, emphasizing methods and applications. Topics include limits, continuity, the derivative, differentiation formulas for algebraic functions, anti-differentiation, the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus, and an introduction to the techniques of integration.
General Education Goals: MTH 114 is affirmed in the following General Education Foundation Category: Quantitative Knowledge and Skills. The corresponding General Education Goal is as follows: Students will use appropriate mathematical and statistical concepts and operations to interpret data and to solve problems.
Course Goals: Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to do the following:
- demonstrate knowledge of the fundamental concepts and theories from algebra and calculus;
- utilize various pre-calculus and calculus problem-solving and critical-thinking techniques to set up and solve applied problems in geometry, sciences, and other fields;
- communicate accurate mathematical terminology and notation in written and/or oral form in order to explain strategies to solve problems as well as to interpret found solutions; and
- use calculators effectively as a tool to solve such problems as those described above.