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Calculus I

Prerequisite: No formal pre-requisites; an understanding of pre-calculus will be assumed.

Textbook: James Stewart, Calculus: Early Transcendentals, 9th edition

The course covers the first five chapters (plus a few sections of Chapter 6) in course textbook (Calculus, Early Transcendentals, by Stewart).

  • Functions and Models (Chapter 1)
  • Limits and derivatives (Chapter 2)
  • Differentiation rules (Chapter 3)
  • Applications of Differentiation (Chapter 4)
  • The integral (Chapter 5)
  • Applications of the integral (Chapter 6 — selected sections)

A sample syllabus for this course is available.

Information on Calculus Classes:

Calculus Director: George Dragomir
Barnard Calculus Director: Dusa McDuff
Course Coordinator: George Dragomir

Help Room Schedule: 502 Milstein Center (Barnard Campus)

Free Calculus Bootcamp

Columbia and Barnard students can use the class key columbia 2136 3739 to access a Calculus Bootcamp class on WebAssign, which is specifically designed to prepare students for Calculus I, II, or III. It serves as a valuable resource, aiding in the review of essential concepts within these calculus courses. Access to the WebAssign Calculus Bootcamp is free throughout the month of January. To register, use the provided class key and choose “Temporary Access” during the registration process.

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