At the end of the semester, students will have an understanding of the concepts and techniques listed below.  This understanding will be enhanced through directed group and individual computer exercises and group and individual projects.  The computer algebra system Derive, the spreadsheet Excel and the graphing calculator make it possible to explore non-routine problems and applications.  In some instances, students will be allowed to write their own code in the programming language of their choice instead of, or in conjunction with, the other software. 


At the end of the semester, the student will be able to: