For nonmajors. Selected topics illustrating, mathematics as a way of representing and, understanding patterns and structures, as an art,, as an enabler in other disciplines, and as a, historical force. Emphasis changes from semester, to semester, reflecting the expertise and, interests of the faculty member teaching the, course. For further information consult the, appropriate faculty member before registration.
The basic functions encountered in calculus,, discrete mathematics, and computer science:, polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic,, and trigonometric functions and their inverses., Graphs of these functions, their use in problem, solving, their analytical properties. May not be, taken for credit if AP Calculus credit has been, granted.
Use of case studies to introduce students to, foundational quantitative skills that are, relevant to problem solving in the life sciences., Included are topics in calculus, probability,, statistics, and algorithms.
Further development of the definite integral, including techniques of integration, applications, of the definite integral, indeterminate forms, and, improper integrals. Sequences, series of, constants, power series, Taylor polynomials and, series, introduction to elementary differential, equations. May not be taken for credit if AP, Calculus BC credit has been granted.
Further development of the definite integral, including techniques of integration, applications, of the definite integral, indeterminate forms, and, improper integrals. Sequences, series of, constants, power series, Taylor polynomials and, series, introduction to elementary differential, equations. May not be taken for credit if AP, Calculus BC credit has been granted.
Basic skills and concepts that evolve from the, study of systems of linear equations. Systems of, linear equations, Euclidean vector spaces and, function spaces, linear transformations, matrices, and determinants, inner product spaces, eigenvalue, problems, symmetric transformations.