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    Apr 21, 2018  
2017-18 Gaston College Catalog 
2017-18 Gaston College Catalog
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MAT 263 Brief Calculus (4 Credit Hours)

Class Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 2
Clinical/Work Experience Hours: 0
Prerequisites: Take MAT 171  
Corequisites: None 
This course is designed to introduce concepts of differentiation and integration and their applications to solving problems. Topics include graphing, differentiation, and integration with emphasis on applications drawn from business, economics, and biological and behavioral sciences. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the use of basic calculus and technology to solve problems and to analyze and communicate results.

Student Learning Outcomes
1. Calculate limits and verify using graphical, numerical and analytical methods.
2. Interpret the derivative as a rate of change.
3. Analyze and interpret the derivative of algebraic, exponential, and logarithmic functions.
4. Evaluate antiderivatives and definite integrals of algebraic, exponential, and logarithmic functions.
5. Apply derivatives and integrals to business, economics, and biological and behavioral sciences contexts.
6. Use appropriate technology and communicate results through a variety of media.
This course has been identified as a Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC) course under the North Carolina Comprehensive Articulation Agreement. Students completing courses designated as UGETC, with a C or higher, will receive equivalent general education course credit for those courses at the receiving UNC institution.

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