MATH 131 Calculus for the Life Sciences I

Designed for students majoring in the life sciences or intending to pursue graduate or professional degrees in health-related fields. Topics include a review of algebra; a survey of polynomial, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric functions; limits and continuity; and derivatives and their application. Emphasizes the aspects of calculus most relevant to the life sciences, including biology, medicine, and ecology. Designed to meet the general studies requirement for the baccalaureate degree. Credit will not be allowed for both MATH 131 and MATH 181.




MDEV 003 or satisfactory departmental placement.