# MTH 121 CALCULUS WITH ANALYTIC GEOMETRY I

**MTH 121 – Calculus with Analytic Geometry I**

**Course Outline**

**Course Number & Name:** MTH 121* *Calculus with Analytic Geometry I

**Credit Hours: ** 4.0 **Contact Hours: ** 4.0 **Lecture:** 4.0 **Lab: ** N/A **Other: ** N/A

**Prerequisites**: Grade of “C” or better in MTH 120 or placement

**Co-requisites:** None **Concurrent Courses:** None

**Course Description**: This is the first course covering a rigorous sequence in early transcendental calculus. Topics covered include the theory and application of limits, continuity, differentiation, anti-differentiation and the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus. Methods and applications include related rates, implicit differentiation, indeterminate forms, Newton’s method, the Mean Value theorems, and volumes.

**General Education Goals**: MTH 121 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 calculus;
- utilize various problem-solving and critical-thinking techniques to set up and solve applied problems in engineering, sciences, business and technology 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 appropriate technology, such as graphing calculators and computer software, effectively as a tool to solve such problems as those described above.