Courses & Programs

What is Calculus about?

COURSE CODE: MTH 110

CREDITS: 1

PREREQUISITES: Prerequisites: MTH 095, MTH 99, with a grade of C- or better, or SM18, or adequate score on the Math Placement Exam

Calculus describes how things change. It allows us to model natural phenomena and to make predictions. Originally developed by Isaac Newton, Calculus made possible our travel to the moon, the development of engineering and technical wonders, and is the basis of many STEM disciplines. This 1-credit course is for those interested in developing an early appreciation of the big ideas behind Calculus as they relate to discoveries in scientific fields. The course focuses on enriching and motivating students’ understanding of Calculus concepts.If you are curious about the big ideas behind Calculus, or if you may need to take Calculus later on in your college career, then this is the course for you. Prerequisites: MTH 095, MTH 99, with a grade of C- or better, or SM18, or adequate score on the Math Placement Exam