Course Description

This course is designed to prepare students for undergraduate calculus courses. This course covers topics of calculus as well as essential precalculus topics, including: review of functions, review of algebra, limits and continuity, differentiation, applications of differentiation, integration, and applications of integration.

Course Details

By completion of this course, successful students will be able to:

  • Develop a strategic overview of a mathematical problem and use problems solving skills to analyze the problem
  • Use calculus to model some real world problems mathematically and interpret solutions as well as communicate results to a general audience
  • Observe that there are several useful techniques to tackle a given mathematical problem: graphically, algebraically or numerically, then decide the most useful or most appropriate technique for solving the problem
  • Determine if using technology tools and/or software is or is not appropriate to solve or analyze a given problem
  • Recognize the vital role of calculus not only in Science and Engineering; but also in the wider world (Social, Health, Economics, Business...Etc.) 


Formerly UPG 031 Math 3. Students who have taken UPG 031 should not enrol in this course.


Successful completion of Math 30-1, Pure Math 30, Math 2, or equivalent course.

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5:30PM to 8:30PM
Jan 10, 2024 to Apr 08, 2024
Schedule and Location
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Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $599.00
Reading List / Textbook
TBD in class.
Section Notes

Prerequisites: Math 30-1, Pure Math 30, Math 2, or an equivalent course. Questions? Call 403.220.2866 or E-mail: conted@ucalgary.ca.

No classes on:
Mon, 19 Feb 2024, Family Day - AB
Mon, 01 Apr 2024, Easter Monday

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post the course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

It is the student’s responsibility to confirm transcript deadlines with UCalgary Admissions.

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