Laboratory Calculus I


Introductory calculus with a laboratory component. Emphasis on laboratory projects, group work, and written reports. Differentiation, transcendental functions, optimization, differential equations, numerical approximations, Euler's method, the Fundamental Theorem, separation of variables, slope fields, and mathematical modeling. Not open to students who have credit for Mathematics 105L, 106L, or 121. Registration contingent on proctored Calculus I Placement Test on the first day of class.


Fall 2020: Calculus: Single and Multivariable, 7th edition, by Hughes-Hallett et al, printed loose leaf (ISBN: 9781119444190), available in textbook store.  Equivalent alternatives:

Prerequisites: Demonstrated understanding of pre-calculus concepts, as evidenced by an above-threshold score on the Calculus 1 Placement Test administered on the first day of class.  Recommended SAT score of at least 710 (680 if taken before Mar. 2016), ACT score of at least 30

Syllabus:  Spring 2020

Help Room: See schedule


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