Michael D Stiber
B CUSP 124
Develops modern calculus by investigating the questions, problems, and ideas that motivated its discovery and practice. Studies the real number system and functions defined on it, focusing on limits, area and tangent calculations, properties and applications of the derivative, and the notion of continuity. Emphasizes problem-solving and mathematical thinking. Prerequisite: either a minimum grade of 2.5 in B CUSP 123, sufficient score on approved mathematics assessment test, or a minimum score of 2 on either the AB or BC AP Calculus test. Offered: AWSp.
Student learning goals
General method of instruction
Lectures (two times/week) and laboratories (once/week). In and out of class group activities.
Class assignments and grading
Written homeworks. One group podcast.
Written homeworks, a podcast, in-class laboratories and quizzes, midterm and final exams.