Computer Science Department
College of Sciences & Mathematics

MAT162 Syllabus

  1. Course number and name

    MAT162 – Calculus II

  2. Credits and contact hours

    4 Credit Hours

  3. Instructor’s or course coordinator’s name

    Instructor: Viorel Nitica, Professor of Mathematics

  4. Text book, title, author, and year

    Calculus: Early Transcendentals, 2nd Edition; by Jon Rogawski.

    Other Supplemental Materials


  5. Specific course information
    1. brief description of the content of the course (catalog description)

      Differential and integral calculus of real-valued functions of a single real variable, with applications.

    2. prerequisites or co-requisites

      Prerequisite: C or better in MAT 110 or math SAT score of 590 or better and successfully pass challenge exam.

    3. indicate whether a required, elective, or selected elective course in the program

      Selected elective course.

  6. Specific goals for the course
    1. specific outcomes of instruction
      • Students will be able to compute limits from algebraic and transcendental functions using various techniques such as making a table of values, reading the limit from a graph, algebraic methods and L'Hopital method
      • Students will be able to compute derivative of algebraic and transcendental functions
      • Students will master basic differentiation rules such as product rule, quotient rule and chain rule
      • Students will be able to apply properties of the derivatives to graphing and optimization problems.
      • Students will understand the notion of antiderivative and be able to apply it to the computation of basic definite integrals.
    2. explicitly indicate which of the student outcomes listed in Criterion 3 or any other outcomes are addressed by the course.

      Course addresses Student Outcomes (b) and (c).

  7. Brief list of topics to be covered
    • Limits and derivatives
    • Differentiation rules
    • Applications of differentiation
    • Integrals