• Two Math Faculty to Speak at ICM

    Congratulations to faculty members Pierre-Emmanuel Jabin and Xuhua He who have been selected as invited speakers at the International Congress of Mathematics in Rio de Read More
  • Promotions and New Faculty

    We are delighted to announce that faculty members Jacob Bedrossian, Maria Cameron, Amin Gholampour, and Christian Zickert have been promoted to the rank of Associate Read More
  • William E. Kirwan Distinguished Undergraduate Lectures

    Mathematics for Art Investigation: Mathematical tools for image analysis increasingly play a role in helping art historians and art conservators assess the state of conversation Read More
  • Upcoming Conferences

    We would like to draw your attention to several exciting conferences coming up in the Mathematics Department: The Spring Dynamics Conference, Friday, March 31 - Sunday, Read More
  • Putnam Exam

    We would like to congratulate the University Maryland team on their excellent performance on this year's William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition, the premier undergraduate math Read More
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Prerequisite:

1 course with a minimum grade of C- from (MATH112, MATH113, MATH115). Or must have math eligibility of MATH120 or higher; and math eligibility is based on the Math Placement Test.

Restriction:

Not open to students majoring in mathematics, engineering, the biological sciences, biochemistry, chemistry, or the physical sciences.

Credit only granted for: MATH120, MATH130, MATH140, or MATH220.

Formerly: MATH 220.

Topics

The Derivative

Slopes 
Derivatives 
Rules for differentiation 
Rate of change

Applications of the Derivative

Graphs and relation with derivatives 
Curve sketching 
Optimization problems

Techniques of Differentiation

Product rule 
Quotient rule 
Chain rule

The Exponential and Logarithm Functions

Definitions and properties of exponential function 
Definitions and properties of natural log 
Derivatives of log and exponential functions

Applications of the Exponential and Logarithm Functions

Exponential growth and decay 
Compound interest

Integration

Antidifferentiation, 
Area 
Approximation by Riemann sums 
The fundamental theorem of calculus 
Applications of the definite integral

Functions of Several Variables

Partial derivatives 
Max-Min 
Lagrange multipliers 
Least squares

  • William E. Kirwan Hall, home of the Mathematics Department

    William E. Kirwan Hall, home of the Mathematics Department

  • The Experimental Geometry Lab explores the structure of low dimensional space

    The Experimental Geometry Lab explores the structure of low dimensional space

  • Maryland mathematicians help to investigate the inner workings of E_8

    Maryland mathematicians help to investigate the inner workings of E_8

  • Hyperbolic Space Tiled with Dodecahedra

    Hyperbolic Space Tiled with Dodecahedra

  • Isotropoic Gaussian random field with Matern correlation

    Isotropoic Gaussian random field with Matern correlation

  • Part of the proof of the Peter-Weyl theorem

    Part of the proof of the Peter-Weyl theorem