Math 1A

Math 1A - Calculus -- [4 units]

Course Format: Three hours of lecture and three hours of discussion per week.

Prerequisites: Three and one-half years of high school math, including trigonometry and analytic geometry. 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 Math 1A after completing Math N1A, Math 16B, Math N16B, or XMATH 1A.  A deficient grade in Math 1A may be removed by taking Math N1A. 

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 Derivations 8 hours
Chapter 3: Differentiation Rules 8 hours
Chapter 4: Applications of Differentiation 8 hours
Chapter 5: Integrals 5 hours
Chapter 6: Applications of Integrals 3 hours
Total 38 hours
Midterms & Holidays 4 hours
Reviews are appropriate during the RRR week.
The total number of class hours may vary during the Fall and Spring semesters.
42 hours