2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin

MAT 151 Calculus I

4 hours 

In this course, the first in the calculus sequence, differential calculus is investigated, and integral calculus is introduced. Topics studied include limits, continuity, the derivative, the derivative of exponential and logarithmic functions, differentiation techniques, related rates, differentials, maximum and minimum of a functions, curve sketching, optimization problems, Riemann sums, the definite integral, the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus, and u-substitution for evaluating integrals.




MAT 141 or placement based on High School preparation


This course satisfies the Required Core: Math and Quantitative Reasoning area of the Gen Ed Program.

This course is part of a new, three-course calculus sequence that has superseded the old, four-course sequence that consisted of MAT 241 Calculus I, MAT 242 Calculus II, MAT 243 Calculus III, and MAT 244 Calculus IV.