Not too easy. Not too difficult.
Course Overview:
Professor Hedman is the best! For many of us, Calculus is rather a hard class. However, Prof Hedman makes it very enjoyable by trying his best to ensure that every student understands the topics covered in class. His exam are also very straight forward and he curves based on the class average.
Course highlights:
The first half of the class is mostly similar to pre-calc. Then, the second half mostly covers anti-derivatives, substitution, arc-length ...
Hours per week:
9-11 hours
Advice for students:
Practice, practice, practice! His exam questions are similar to the homework questions.
Not too easy. Not too difficult.
Course Overview:
Take Cav because I promise you will understand everything.
Course highlights:
Professor Cav is the funniest woman and slips in jokes that make you comfortable to ask questions while always staying on task and making sure the material is clear.
Hours per week:
3-5 hours
Advice for students:
Always do the web assign and worksheets. Pay attention in class. Do not skip class because she uses clickers.
Not too easy. Not too difficult.
Course Overview:
Dr. Cavanaugh is the best math professor at UConn. She is very engaging and makes sure she has your full attention. It is clear that she cares about her students actually learning. She makes sure that the class fully understands the concept before moving on and constantly asks whether she is moving to fast. In addition, before every exam she holds an optional class review which is extremely helpful.
Course highlights:
Throughout this course you learn everything there is to know about Calculus I. Topics range from definition of limits to optimization and related rates. With Dr. Cavanaugh as a professor there is a good chance that you will fully understand all of the topics covered in the class.
Hours per week:
0-2 hours
Advice for students:
In order to succeed in this course you will need to attend every lecture. If you skip lecture, you will not pass. Also, worksheets and webassign homework are very helpful including discussion as well, so be sure to complete and attend them. In addition, the best way to study for exam is to complete additional problems in the textbook and attend exam reviews if possible.