For students planning to pursue a course of study involving a concentration in mathematics. Topics include limits, continuity, the derivative, differentiation of algebraic, exponential, logarithmic, trigonometric and inverse trigonometric functions, applications of the derivative, antidifferentiation, and the definite integral. Numerical, graphical and algebraic approaches are used whenever possible. Credit cannot be earned for both MATH 153 and 180. Requires a graphing calculator, with the TI-84 Plus series recommended. Also requires access to an online homework management system.
- Category 3: Mathematics (College Algebra Track)
Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
A student may receive credit for MATH-180 by earning one of the minimum scores from the following exams:
- At least 50 on the CLEP Calculus exam, or
- At least 3 on the Advanced Placement (AP) Calculus AB test,
- At least 3 on the Advanced Placement (AP) Calculus BC test,
- At least 5 on the International Baccalaureate-Standard Level (IB-SL) Mathematics Exam (IB-SL-based credit awarded only after completion of MATH-183 with a grade of C or higher), or
- At least 5 on the International Baccalaureate-Higher Level (IB-HL) Mathematics Exam.