Foothill CollegeApproved Course Outlines

Physical Sciences, Mathematics & Engineering Division
MATH 1BCALCULUSSummer 2013
5 hours lecture.5 Units

Total Quarter Learning Hours: 60 (Total of All Lecture, Lecture/Lab, and Lab hours X 12)
 
 Lecture Hours: 5 Lab Hours: Lecture/Lab:
 Note: If Lab hours are specified, see item 10. Lab Content below.

Repeatability -
Statement: Not Repeatable.

Status -
 Course Status: ActiveGrading: Letter Grade with P/NP option
 Degree Status: ApplicableCredit Status: Credit
 GE Status: Communication & Analytical Thinking

Articulation Office Information -
 Transferability: BothValidation: 07/01/2005

1. Description -
Introduction to integral calculus including definite and indefinite integrals, the first and second Fundamental Theorems and their applications to geometry, physics, and the solution of elementary differential equations.
Prerequisite: MATH 1A.
Co-requisite: None
Advisory: Demonstrated proficiency in English by placement into ENGL 1A as determined by score on the English placement test or through an equivalent placement process.

2. Course Objectives -
The student will be able to:
  1. Demonstrate an understanding of and evaluate and approximate definite integrals
  2. Find antiderivatives graphically, and analytically
  3. Use the First and second Fundamental Theorems of calculus to evaluate definite integrals and construct antiderivatives
  4. Demonstrate an understanding of applications of the definite and indefinite Integral
  5. Solve and interpret solutions to elementary differential equations
  6. Use technology such as graphing calculators and/or computer software to assist in solving problems involving any of the topics in (A) through (E) above.
  7. Discuss mathematical problems and write solutions in accurate mathematical language and notation.
  8. Interpret mathematical solutions.
3. Special Facilities and/or Equipment -
A.Graphing Calculator.
  • When taught hybrid: Four lecture hours per week in face-to-face contact and one hour per week using CCC Confer. Students need internet access.

  • 4. Course Content (Body of knowledge) -
    1. Demonstrate an understanding of and evaluate and approximate definite integrals
      1. Signed Area under a curve and the net change of a function F from f.
      2. Approximating definite integrals
      3. Interpretations of the definite integral
      4. Average value of a function
      5. Numerical approximations to definite integrals using Rectangular,Trapezoidal and Simpson's approximation and estimation of errors
    2. Antiderivatives graphically, and analytically
      1. The graphical relationship between a function and its antiderivatives
      2. Construction of antiderivatives analytically, including integration by substitution, integration by parts, partial fraction expansions and trigonometric substitutions in evaluating both indefinite and definite integrals
    3. Use the First and Second Fundamental Theorems of calculus to evaluate definite integrals and construct antiderivatives
      1. Fundamental theorem of calculus I for evaluating definite integrals
      2. Fundamental theorem of calculus II for constructing antiderivatives
      3. Fundamental Theorem of calculus for evaluating improper Integrals
    4. Demonstrate an understanding of applications of the definite and indefinite Integral
      1. Applications of definite integrals to general problems from geometry involving arc length, area and volume
        1. Functions
        2. Parametric Curves
        3. Polar Curves
      2. Improper Integrals
      3. Applications of definite integrals to problems from physics
      4. Applications of integrals to solve simple differential equations of motion
    5. Solve and interpret solutions to elementary differential equations
      1. Verification of solutions to elementary differential equations
      2. Use of slope fields to get qualitative information about solutions to differential equations
      3. Solutions to elementary first order differential equations by separation of variables
      4. Applications of differential equations to growth and decay problems
    6. Use technology such as graphing calculators and/or computer software to assist in solving problems involving any of the topics in (A) through (E) above
      1. Calculator/computer utilities for evaluating definite integrals
      2. Calculator/computer utilities for constructing graphs of antiderivatives
      3. Calculator/computer programs for approximating definite integrals
    7. Discuss mathematical problems and write solutions in accurate mathematical language and notation.
      1. Application problems from other disciplines
      2. Proper notation
    8. Interpret mathematical solutions.
      1. Explain the significance of solutions to application problems.
    5. Repeatability - Moved to header area.
     
    6. Methods of Evaluation -
    1. Written homework
    2. Quizzes & tests
    3. Proctored comprehensive final examination
    7. Representative Text(s) -
    Stewart, James Calculus: Concepts and Contexts. 4th ed. Belmont, CA, Brooks/Cole, Cengage Learning, 2010.

    8. Disciplines -
    Mathematics
     
    9. Method of Instruction -
    Lecture, Discussion, Cooperative learning exercises,
     
    10. Lab Content -
    Not applicable.
     
    11. Honors Description - No longer used. Integrated into main description section.
     
    12. Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing and Outside of Class Assignments -
    1. Homework Problems: Homework problems covering subject matter from text and related material ranging from 30 - 60 problems per week. Students will need to employ critical thinking in order to complete assignments.
    2. Lecture: Five hours per week of lecture covering subject matter from text and related material. Reading and study of the textbook, related materials and notes.
    3. Projects: Student projects covering subject matter from textbook and related materials. Projects will require students to discuss mathematical problems,write solutions in accurate mathematical language and notation and interpret mathematical solutions. Projects may require the use of a computer algebra system such as Mathematica or MATLAB.
    4. Worksheets: Problems and activities covering the subject matter. Such problems and activities will require students to think critically. Such worksheets may be completed both inside and/or outside of class.
    13. Need/Justification -
    This course is a required core course for the AS degree in Mathematics and satisfies the Foothill GE requirement for Area V, Communications and Analytical Thinking.


    Course status: Active
    Last updated: 2014-03-21 20:21:25


    Foothill CollegeApproved Course Outlines