Course Description: This is a course in differential calculus and integral calculus where you will learn about derivatives and integrals and their applications as well as the amazing connections that exist between them! Calculators will not be used this semester. By the end of the course, students will be able to compute derivatives, and antiderivatives and apply them to a variety of situations in and outside mathematics. There will be a focus on concepts, computations, and applications. Topics will be addressed numerically, algebraically, and graphically. A grade of C or higher in this three credit course may be used to satisfy the Quantitative Problem Solving requirement of the Stony Brook Curriculum. 

Instructor: Bill Bernhard (

Required materials: Applied Calculus-5th edition (Hughes-Hallet)

Syllabus: Please attend class every time! We will not go in the order of the text and the schedule will be updated as we go.

Grading: Exam #1 (25%) Thursday, 2/25

Exam #2 (50% or 25%) Thursday, 4/28

Final Exam (25% or 0%)  Monday, 5/18 at 2:15PM

Homework (25%) Homework will be given during the lecture and be brought to recitation for your TA so he/she can review it with you. The actual submission of all written homework for the semester will be 4/12 or 4/14 to your TA in recitation.

DSS advisory: If you have a physical, psychiatric, medical, or learning disability could adversely affect your ability to carry out assigned course work, we urge you to contact the Disabled Student Services office (DSS), Educational Communications Center (ECC) Building, room 128, (631) 632-6748. They will determine with you what accommodations are necessary and appropriate. All information and that documentation is confidential. Students requiring emergency evacuation are encouraged to discuss their needs with their professors and Disability Support Services. For procedures and information, go to the following web site:

Disruptive Behavior: Stony Brook University expects students to maintain standards of personal integrity that are in harmony with the educational goals  of the institution; to observe national, state, and local laws and University regulations; and to respect the rights, privileges, and property of other people.  Faculty are required to report to the Office of Judicial Affairs any disruptive behavior that interrupts their ability to teach, compromises the safety of the learning environment, and/or inhibits students' ability to learn.