MAT 2240 Calculus for the Life Sciences
This course uses calculus as a tool for modeling applications in the life sciences. Limits, derivatives, integrals, and differential equations are introduced and applied in this context. Emphasis is placed on qualitative analysis and interpretation.
Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No
Prereqs: MAT 1470
- Determine an appropriate function to model a data set.
- Compute the values of limits, derivatives and integrals.
- Construct a set of differential equations and initial conditions to model a biological system, and use a direction field to determine the qualitative properties of the solution.
Credit Hours: 4
Classroom Hours: 4