MATH 160 - Calculus for Physical Scientists I (GT-MA1)

  • 4 credits
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Limits, continuity, differentiation, and integration of elementary functions with applications; conic sections.

The course emphasizes a multi-representational approach to calculus, with concepts, results, and problems being expressed graphically, numerically, analytically, and verbally. Connections among representations are also emphasized.

This course requires proctored exams. Details will be provided in the course syllabus.

This course meets the All-University Core Curriculum (AUCC) requirements for Mathematics (Category 1B) and is approved under gtPathways in the content area of Mathematics (GT-MA1).

Prerequisite

MATH 124 (Logarithmic and Exponential Functions) (GT-MA1) with a B or better); MATH 126 (Analytic Trigonometry) (GT-MA1) with a B or better). Credit allowed for only one of the following courses: MATH 141, MATH 155, MATH 159 or MATH 160. Must register for lecture and laboratory.

Important Information

Prerequisites will be strictly enforced. Degree-seeking students: Course registration eligibility is determined based on official transcripts you submit during the admissions process. Nondegree-seeking students: To receive approval to complete this course (1) email unofficial transcripts to Steve Benoit (in your email, state that you are submitting transcripts to determine math placement), or (2) complete the Math Placement Exam.

Textbooks and Materials

Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.

Required

  • Thomas' Calculus Custom Looseleaf*, 13th Ed. (2014)
    Maurice Weir
    ISBN: 978-1269875127

*Distance students are not required to purchase access to Pearson's "MyMathLab" as part of their text purchase.

Instructors

Steven Benoit

(970) 491-0549 | Steve.Benoit@colostate.edu

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