Course Description

Course Name

Mathematics 1A for Engineers

Session: VCPF3121

Hours & Credits

18 Host University Units

Prerequisites & Language Level

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.


This course provides an introduction to differential and integral calculus, and topics include: Functions, limits and continuity. Rational functions, the natural exponential and logarithm functions. Radian measure and the Trigonometric functions. The rules of differentiation. Curve sketching. Applications of the mean value theorem. Rates of change and optimization involving functions of a single variable. L'Hospital's rules, indeterminate forms and the squeeze theorem. Anti-differentiation. Finite series, permutations, combinations and the binomial theorem. The definite integral and the fundamental theorem of calculus. The substitution rule.

*Course content subject to change