MAT-150 Applied Calculus: A Modeling Approach

An introductory course in differential and integral calculus, useful for work in the natural sciences and the social sciences, with a strong emphasis on developing scientific computing and mathematical modeling skills. Topics may include functions of one or more variables, differentiation, integration, and applications, including an early exposure to differential equations and initial value problems, some introductory vector analysis and linear algebra, and techniques of estimation. This course is designed to be suitable both for students with no prior experience of calculus and for students with some AP calculus experience.


4 credits


MAT-102 with a grade of C or better must be completed prior to taking this course; or standardized test score according to the Math Placement Guide.