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MTH 2003 Pre-calculus and Elements of Calculus
4.0 Hours; 3.0 Credits

This course integrates material from pre-calculus with introductory topics from applied calculus, including a detailed study of functions, limits and continuity, the circle, tangent lines, rates of change, differentiation of algebraic functions, matrices, and systems of linear equations. Applications from economics and finance will be included and the use of the TI 89/92 calculator as well as Excel will be required. (Not open to students who completed MTH 2000, 2001, 2205, 2206, 2207, 2610, or 2030 or any course at the 3000 level or above.)

Baruch Common Core (for students who entered Baruch prior to Fall 2013): This course satisfies the 2000-level Mathematics requirement. BBA students must also complete one course in calculus.

CUNY Pathways at Baruch (for students who entered Baruch Fall 2013 or later, or who “opt-in” to CUNY Pathways): This STEM Variant course satisfies the “Quantitative Skills” requirement of the Required Core. BBA students must also complete one course in calculus.

Prerequisite: Completion of MTH 1030 or placement via Baruch Mathematics Placement Exam or departmental permission.