Average Rating
Course Difficulty
Easy 13%
Medium 63%
Hard 25%
Top Course Tags
Many Small Assignments
Math-heavy
Background Knowledge Expected
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.
This class was tough.
Course Overview:
Helpful towards major and towards prerequisites for future courses
Course highlights:
learned basic calculus material and how to apply it and retain the information for future math courses
Hours per week:
9-11 hours
Advice for students:
Complete the webassign ahead of time, go to office hours, and make sure you attend the Q Center if you need help
Not too easy. Not too difficult.
Course Overview:
The Professor does move very fast, but if you took Calc in high school it should not be trouble at all, and the course dives deeper into all the fun real world applications of math!
Course highlights:
The topic that I did not previously know was optimizations, and it was really interesting.
Hours per week:
6-8 hours
Advice for students:
Do all of the worksheets and webassign, hold onto the worksheets for exam review.