Calculus I


Limits, continuity and derivatives of algebraic, trigonometric, exponential and logarithmic functions. Curve sketching, optimization and other applications of the derivative. Antiderivatives, Riemann sums, the definite integral, and the fundamental theorem of calculus.


Calculus: Early Transcendentals, Rogawski and Adams, W. H. Freeman & Co., 4th edition.


MATH 103 or MATH 104 with a grade of C- or higher or 3 years of college preparatory mathematics, including trigonometry, and a score of 28 or more on the Enhanced ACT Mathematics, or a qualifying score on the mathematics placement test.

Credit Hours: 
Chapter Topics Days
1 Review of functions and graphs 4
2 Limits, definition of the derivative 16
3 Mechanics of differentiation 17
4 Applications of the derivative 13
5 The definite integral 12
  Additional Topics, Review Days, Quizzes and Exams 11
  Total 73

Open for only one hour credit to students with credit in MATH 115. Not open for credit to students with credit in MATH 116, MATH 121, MATH 141, or MATH 145.

Instructors should refer to Common Exams and Course Coordinators, page 33.

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