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Undergraduate Degree Programs

Mathematics (MATH)

MATH 140H (GQ) Honors Calculus with Analytic Geometry I (4) Honors course in functions, limits; analytic geometry; derivatives, differentials, applications; integrals, applications. Students may only take one course for credit from MATH 110, 140, 140A, 140B, and 140H.

MATH 140H Honors Calculus with Analytic Geometry I (4)

(BA) This course meets the Bachelor of Arts degree requirements.

This course is the first in a sequence of three calculus courses designed for students in engineering, science, and related fields. Topics include limits of functions, continuity; the definition of the derivative, various rules for computer derivatives (such as the product rule, quotient rule, and chain rule), implicit differentiation, higher-order derivatives, solving related rate problems, and applications of differentiation such as curve sketching, optimization problems, and Newton's method; the definition of the definite integral, computation of areas, the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus, integration by substitution, and various applications of integration such as computation of areas between two curves, volumes of solids, and work.

The typical delivery format for the course is four 50-minute lectures per week, with typical assessment tools including examinations, quizzes, homework, and writing assignments.

In contrast to the non-honors version of this course, the honors version is typically more theoretical and will often include more sophisticated problems. Moreover, certain topics are often discussed in more depth and are sometimes expanded to include applications which are not visited in the non-honors version of the course.

General Education: GQ
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: Quantification
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: MATH 022, MATH 026 ; orMATH 040 orMATH 041 or satisfactory performance on the mathematics placement examination

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.