Topics covered in this course include limits and derivatives of algebraic, logarithmic, and exponential functions; the definite integral; analysis of graphs; optimization; applications of the derivative; and more. Content in this course is adaptive, allowing you to achieve mastery in a certain concept before moving on to the next. This course uses Gradarius, a calculus learning platform that personalizes your learning based on the topics you already know and the topics you still need to learn. You will also have access to individualized coaching as you move through each topic in this course.
Self paced courses allow students to complete course assignments at their own pace, as long as the course is completed within a year. Self paced courses are great...
- Students who want to start right away
- Students who are self-directed and can set and stick to a plan for completing the course
- Students who may want to either go faster or slower than the instructor led version
Course prerequisites and requirements
To be successful in this course, we recommend English language fluency and computer literacy. We also encourage you to make sure your laptop or desktop computer meets the technical requirements.
MAT 117 College Algebra or MAT 170 Precalculus is strongly suggested as prerequisites for success in this course.
Next start date:
- Credits: 3
- Length: Self-paced or 16 weeks
- Cost: $25 + $400
What you’ll learn
- The meaning and computation of average rate of change, and applications
- The meaning and computation of instantaneous rate of change and applications
- Marginal analysis
- The meaning and computation of accumulation and applications
- Techniques to solve optimization problems and applications
What to expect in class
Video and audio lectures, Gradarius activities, quizzes, final exam, and discussion boards
Exams and grading
Gradarius Topics (24)
Gradarius Quizzes (5)
This course appears on your transcript identically to how it appears on the transcript of an enrolled ASU student who has taken the course on one of ASU’s campuses.
This course satisfies 3 credit hours toward the Mathematics (MA) General Studies requirement at Arizona State University. It is strongly encouraged that you consult with your institution of choice to determine how these credits will be applied to their degree requirements prior to transferring your credit.