MATH 121 Basic Techniques of Applied Calculus I
Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass Option
Description: This course examines the study of calculus using numerical, graphical, and analytical methods to analyze calculus problems encountered in real-world applications in business, natural/life sciences, and social sciences. Topics include limits, derivatives, and integrals of algebraic, exponential, and logarithmic functions, curve sketching, optimization, and areas under and between curves and partial derivatives and optimization of multivariable functions. This is the first course in a sequence of mathematics courses for students intending to major in business, economics, or natural and social sciences. This course does not fulfill a mathematics requirement for mathematics, chemistry, physics, or engineering majors at most universities.
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This course can help you earn the following degree(s) or certificate(s):
- Emphasis in Business Studies - Associate in Arts
- Emphasis in Science Studies: Biological Sciences - Associate in Arts
- Emphasis in Science Studies: Physical Sciences - Psychology - Associate in Arts
- Emphasis in Social and Behavioral Sciences: Economics - Associate in Arts
- Emphasis in Social and Behavioral Sciences: Human Development - Associate in Arts
- Geography - Associate in Arts
- Transfer Track - Associate in Science