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Course Descriptions

The curriculum of the program in the Department of Mathematics is designed to provide a broad education in both theoretical and applied mathematics. It also develops the scientific knowledge and the problem solving, computing, and communications skills that are critical to a successful mathematically based career.

MAFTC - Calculus I, Calculus II, Calculus III - Fast Track Calculus

  • Credit Hours: 15R-0L-15C
  • Term Available: -
  • Prerequisites: At least one year of high school Calculus, at least a 700 Math Score or 680 math/700 critical reading or better on the SAT (31 Math or 30 Math/31 English ACT score), and approval by the Fast Track Selection Committee.
  • Corequisites: None

A 5-week fast paced course equivalent to Calculus I, II and III. Taught in the summer only to incoming freshmen. Review of differential calculus. Introduction to integration and the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus. Techniques of integration, numerical integration, applications of integration. L’Hopital’s rule (and improper integrals). Separable first order differential equations, applications of separable first order differential equation. Series of constants, power series, Taylor polynomials, Taylor and McLaurin series. Vectors and parametric equations in three dimensions. Functions of several variables, partial derivatives, maxima and minima of functions of several variables, multiple integrals, and other coordinate systems. Applications of partial derivatives and multiple integrals. This course may be taken as Pass/Fail only.