This class was tough.
Course Overview:
If calculus I is one of your requirements I would take this class with Mr. Patterson. He is a very good and upbeat teacher. He assigns a lot of homework but calculus requires practice. If you can master his homework that you should be able to pass the class.
Course highlights:
The highlights were how to graph functions, basics of trigonometry, vectors, and solving integration. I learned parent functions such as constant, cube root, cubing, exponential, logarithmic, signum, square root, squaring, and so on. I also learned how to graph and transform them. I learned the radians of a unit circle. I also learned how to make three dimensional shapes through the use of vector drawing.
Hours per week:
3-5 hours
Advice for students:
Anyone can pass this course it's just a matter of practice, some may require less practice, but it's understanding how much practice that it will take you is where you will find success.
Not too easy. Not too difficult.
Course Overview:
He gives a healthy amount of work, just enough to help reinforce the information but not enough to make you crazy.
Course highlights:
I learned alot about derivatives and integrals and while they apply well to physics I'm not sure about using them for the life sciences.
Hours per week:
6-8 hours
Advice for students:
Do the homework the cusion points help in the end.
Not too easy. Not too difficult.
Course Overview:
Dr. Cornell is a very patient, knowledgeable and accommodating professor. I strongly recommend him for Calculus since most professors will teach at a fast pace with less clarity.
Course highlights:
I learned important pre-requisites for Calculus II and III
Hours per week:
3-5 hours
Advice for students:
Go to office hours as much as you can (it makes the difference between a "D" and an "A")