MTH 127 BASIC CALCULUS
MTH 127 – Basic Calculus
Course Number & Name: MTH 127 Basic Calculus
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 100 or placement
Co-requisites: None Concurrent Courses: None
Course Description: This course is an intuitive approach to differential and integral calculus of a single variable, with an introduction to multivariable differential calculus, emphasizing applications in business, economics, and the social sciences.
General Education Goals: MTH 127 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 pre-calculus, calculus, and introductory ordinary-differential equations;
- utilize various pre-calculus, calculus, and introductory differential equation problem-solving and critical-thinking techniques to set up and solve applied problems in finance, economics, 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 graphing calculators effectively as a tool to solve such problems as those described above.