Satisfactory performance on placement assessment, 2 years of high school algebra, 1 year of geometry, 1 semester of trigonometry; or minimum of C- in MATH 143


Thomas' Calculus, Early Transcendentals, 14th Edition, by George Thomas, Jr., Maurice D. Weir and Joel Hass. The course will cover chapters 2-5,7.

You do not have to purchase the hard copy of the book; but you will need the access code to do the online homework (this comes with access to a digital copy of the book), this can be purchased separately.


This course complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Sect 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. If you have a disability and anticipate needing accommodations in this course, please read the Math Student Disability Accommodation Policy and contact your primary instructor as soon as you become aware of your need (even if you have not yet obtained all the documentation). Requests for accommodations that are retroactive to contacting your primary instructor will not be honored.

You will need to obtain a SAN form with recommendations for accommodations from the Student Accessibility Services, located in Room 1076 on the main floor of the Student Services Building. Please call them at 515-294-7220 or email disabilityresources@iastate.edu.