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MATH 355 Calculus for Biology and Medicine I

Units: 4

Hours: 72 hours LEC

Prerequisite: MATH 335 with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process.

Transferable: CSU; UC

This course is an introduction to differential calculus and elementary differential equations via applications in biology and medicine. It covers limits, derivatives of polynomials, trigonometric and exponential functions, graphing, and applications of the derivative to biology and medicine. Topics include the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus and techniques of integration, including integral tables and numerical methods.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

SLO#1: EXAMINE THE GRAPHS AND LIMITS OF FUNCTIONS.