Learning Outcomes

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The content, assignments, and assessments for Calculus II are aligned to the following learning outcomes. A full list of course learning outcomes can be viewed here: Calculus II Learning Outcomes.

 Module 1: Use basic integration techniques to calculate area

  • Apply summation rules
  • Interpret definite integrals
  • Explain the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus
  • Use the net change theorem
  • Apply substitution to indefinite and definite integrals
  • Integrate functions involving exponential and logarithmic functions
  • Integrate functions resulting in inverse trigonometric functions
  • Approximate integrals when the antiderivative is impossible to calculate

 Module 2: Apply integrals to geometric application, physical application, and modeling problems

  • Calculate the areas of curved regions by using integration methods
  • Find the volume of a solid of revolution using various methods
  • Compare different integration methods for determining volume
  • Calculate the arc length of a curve and the surface area of a solid of revolution
  • Quantify mass, density, work, force, and pressure using integration
  • Determine the center of mass in various dimensions
  • Apply integration and derivatives to exponential and natural logarithmic functions
  • Apply the exponential growth model to explain real world concepts
  • Use integrals and derivatives to evaluate hyperbolic functions

 Module 3: Perform additional integration calculations and approximations

  • Apply the integration-by-parts formula to solve indefinite and definite integrals
  • Solve integration problems involving trigonometric functions
  • Solve integration problems involving trigonometric substitution
  • Identify linear and quadratic factors in rational functions
  • Solve integration problems using alternative strategies
  • Use numerical integration techniques to determine the accuracy of integrals
  • Evaluate improper integrals

 Module 4: Develop methods to solve differential equations

  • Analyze differential equations and their solutions
  • Evaluate direction fields of first-order differential equations
  • Apply separation of variables to differential equations
  • Interpret the results and solution curves of logistic equations
  • Solve first-order linear equations

 Module 5: Understand infinite series and how to use them to evaluate functions

  • Evaluate sequences by determining the formula, the limit, and the divergence
  • Interpret infinite, geometric, and telescoping series
  • Use the divergence and integral tests to determine the convergence or divergence of a series
  • Use the comparison test to determine the convergence of a series
  • Assess alternating series by testing for convergence and estimating the sum
  • Apply the ratio and root tests to a series

 Module 6: Represent functions using power series

  • Use power series to represent functions and determine convergence
  • Apply the properties of a power series
  • Examine Taylor and Maclaurin series
  • Apply Taylor series to solve differential equations and nonelementary integrals

 Module 7: Describing curves through parametric equations and polar coordinates

  • Identify parametric equations
  • Apply calculus to parametric equations
  • Understand polar coordinates and their application
  • Determine area and arc length in polar coordinates
  • Distinguish properties of parabolas, ellipses, and hyperbolas