Prerequisite: A course in calculus at an institution other than Hood College, either by transfer or credit by exam. May be taken concurrently with the student’s first mathematics class at Hood. This course is not open to students who have completed Math 201 at Hood. (Both semesters/1 credit)
An introduction to the topics and tools of calculus: differential equations and initial value problems, logarithmic graphs and mathematical modeling, slope fields, population models, Euler’s Method. Mathematical and technical word processing software. Group projects and lab reports. This course is intended for students who plan to take courses beyond Calculus I at Hood, but who did not take MATH 201 here. Grading is on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis.