Mar 19, 2018  

MATH 195 - Calculus I for Biology

Credits: 4
Introduction to single-variable calculus in the context of the life sciences from the dynamical systems point of view. Limits, continuity, derivatives, integration by substitution and by parts. Formal definitions of limit, derivative, and Riemann integral. Proofs of standard theorems, including the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus. In addition to standard topics, includes research applications to biology and medicine, an introduction to mathematical models and differential equations, equilibria, stability, and eigenvalues. Equivalent to MATH191 in serving as prerequisite to higher-level courses.

Course Attribute: Fulfills the General Education Mathematics reasoning requirement

Grade Mode: Normal (A-F,I,W)
Prerequisite(s): MPE=P5 or MATH 167  or MATH 168  with grade no lower than C; pre- or corequisite: BIOL 165  or BIOL 166  or consent of the instructor.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Term Offering: Spring
College Code: CAS

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