Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2015/2016
Canadian Excellence

MA129
Introductory Calculus for Business and Social Sciences
0.5 Credit

Hours per week:
  • Lecture/Discussion: 3
  • Tutorial/Seminar: 1.5

This course concentrates on developing mastery of pre-calculus and introductory calculus skills and techniques. Pre-calculus topics include: solving equations and inequalities; algebraic, logarithmic and exponential functions and their properties; matrix representation and solution of systems of linear equations. Calculus topics include: rates of change and tangents; differentiation of algebraic, exponential and logarithmic functions; optimization; introduction to integration.

Additional Course Information
Prerequisites
Completion of the Calculus Preparation Evaluation (CPE) and 12U Advanced Functions or permission of the department.
Exclusions
If a student has successfully passed, or is currently enrolled in MA100, MA101, MA103, MA110*, or MA130, then MA129 will not be eligible for credit. This course may not count for credit in mathematics programs.