Math 1A

Math 1A - Calculus -- [4 units]

Course Format: Three hours of lecture and two hours of discussion/workshop per week; at the discretion of the instructor, an additional hour of discussion/ per week.

Prerequisites: Three and one-half years of high school math, including trigonometry and analytic geometry, plus a satisfactory grade in one of the following: CEEB MAT test, an AP test, the UC/CSU math diagnostic test, or 32. Contact the Mathematics Department for details. Students with AP credit should consider choosing a course more advanced than 1A.

Credit Restrictions: Students will receive no credit for Math1A after taking 16B and 2 units after taking 16A

Description: This sequence is intended for majors in engineering and the physical sciences. An introduction to differential and integral calculus of functions of one variable, with applications and an introduction to transcendental functions. (F,SP)

Textbook: Stewart, Single Variable Calculus. A specially priced UC Berkeley paperback edition is available.

Outline of the Course:

Chapter 1: Functions and Models
6 hours
Chapter 2: Limits and Derivatives
8 hours
Chapter 3: Differentiation Rules
8 hours
Chapter 4: Applications of Differentiation
8 hours
Chapter 5: Integrals
5 hours
Chapter 6: Applications of Integration
3 hours

38 hours
Midterms & Holidays 
4 hours
Reviews are appropriate during the RRR week.
42 hours
The total number of class hours may vary during the Fall and Spring semesters.