- Course number and name
MAT162 – Calculus II
- Credits and contact hours
4 Credit Hours
- Instructor’s or course coordinator’s name
Instructor: Viorel Nitica, Professor of Mathematics
Text book, title, author, and year
Calculus: Early Transcendentals, 2nd Edition; by Jon Rogawski.
Other Supplemental Materials
Specific course information
brief description of the content of the course (catalog description)
Differential and integral calculus of real-valued functions of a single real variable, with applications.
prerequisites or co-requisites
Prerequisite: C or better in MAT 110 or math SAT score of 590 or better and successfully pass challenge exam.
indicate whether a required, elective, or selected elective course in the program
Selected elective course.
specific outcomes of instruction
- Students will be able to compute limits from algebraic and transcendental functions using various techniques such as making a table of values, reading the limit from a graph, algebraic methods and L'Hopital method
- Students will be able to compute derivative of algebraic and transcendental functions
- Students will master basic differentiation rules such as product rule, quotient rule and chain rule
- Students will be able to apply properties of the derivatives to graphing and optimization problems.
- Students will understand the notion of antiderivative and be able to apply it to the computation of basic definite integrals.
explicitly indicate which of the student outcomes listed in Criterion 3 or any other outcomes are addressed by the course.
Course addresses Student Outcomes (b) and (c).
- Brief list of topics to be covered
- Limits and derivatives
- Differentiation rules
- Applications of differentiation