Instructor:  Mr. Steve Howard (


Course Description:

Calculus I
A college level study of differential calculus, this course includes the study of limits, continuity, derivatives (concept and definition), differentiation techniques (including inverse trigonometric functions and hyperbolic functions), curve sketching, optimization applications and an introduction to antiderivatives.  

Calculus II
A college level study of integral calculus, this course includes the study of Riemann Sums, antiderivatives, definite and indefinite integrals, integration techniques (algebraic and numeric), applications of integration, solving differential equations, convergence of sequences and series, and Taylor Series. 

Upon completion of the course the students earn 4 credit hours per semester from the Central Virginia Community College.


Course Materials:

The text for this course is “Calculus of a Single Variable: Early Transcendental Functions”, Fourth edition, by Larson, Hostetler & Edwards.  It is essential that you have a minimum of a scientific calculator.