Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2013/2014
Canadian Excellence

MA129
Introductory Calculus for Business and Social Sciences
0.5 Credit

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 Placement Exam (CPE) and 12U Advanced Functions or permission of the department.
Exclusions
Prior credit for, or current enrolment in, any of MA100, MA101, MA103, MA105, MA110*. This course may not count for credit in mathematics programs.
Notes

If a student has successfully passed MA100, MA101, MA103, MA105, MA110*, or MA130, then MA129 cannot be taken subsequently.
3 lecture hours, 1.5 problem session hours