Serves as a first course in calculus. Functions, limits, continuity, derivatives, rules for differentiation of algebraic and transcendental function; chain rule, implicit differentiation, related rate problems, linearization, applied optimization, and curve sketching. Introduction to area and integration. Students are expected to have taken pre-calculus and trigonometry in order to be successful in this course.
ALEKS math placement 76-100, or MATH.1230 Precalculus II with a grade of 'C-' or higher, or MATH.1270 Preparation for Calculus with a grade of 'B-' or higher.