Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

MAT 160 - Calculus I

Course Description

This course is designed for students in the field of science and engineering. It includes the concept of limit, the rate of change of a function, derivatives, limits of sums, integrals, and applications of differentiation and integration. Calculus I is an appropriate math selection for the students interested in STEM careers and may also be applied to most other majors. It serves as a prerequisite for further mathematics courses and the University Physics sequence.

Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:

Use the concept of limit.
Differentiate functions.
Use differential calculus to sketch curves and to solve applied problems.
Integrate functions by approximation and by use of the antiderivative.
Use integral calculus to determine area and to solve applied problems.

College Academic Learning Goal Designation: Quantitative Reasoning (QR)

Credit Hours: 4
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 2

Course Prerequisites: MAT 152 with a grade C or better or placement test score