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MTH 114 UNIFIED CALCULUS I

MTH 114 – Unified Calculus I

Course Outline

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:

  1. demonstrate knowledge of the fundamental concepts and theories from algebra and calculus;
  2. 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;
  3. 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
  4. use calculators effectively as a tool to solve such problems as those described above.