Calculus A

Course Description:

This course, the first semester of a two-semester Calculus sequence, develops students’ understanding of derivatives and how they can be applied to functions modeling the relationship between two varying quantities.

Course Details:

Course Title (District): Calculus A
Course Title (NCES SCED) : Calculus
Course Provider : Whitehall District Schools
Content Provided By : Michigan Virtual
Online Instructor Provided By : Whitehall District Schools
Standards Addressed : CCSS, MMC, NCAA
Ailgnment Document :
Academic Terms : Accelerated, Semester, Trimester
Subject Area : Mathematics
Course Identifier : Calculus
Course Level : (G) General or Regular
Available Credit : 0.5
Sequence : 1 of 2

How To Enroll:

Enrollment Website :
Email : [email protected]
Phone : (888) 889-2840

Students and Parents: It is important to work closely with your local school counselor or registrar to follow the school's enrollment procedures. By clicking the "Start Registration Request" button below, you will be able to notify the school of your interest in registering for the online course. However, it is the responsibility of the district or school to review the registration request and approve or deny the request. Please make a note to follow up with your school after submitting a registration request.

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Additional Course Information:

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to…

  • Evaluate limits of continuous and discontinuous functions, both at individual points and at infinity
  • Evaluate derivatives using numerical and algebraic methods
  • Interpret a derivative as an instantaneous rate of change
  • Apply derivatives to solve optimization and related-rates problems in geometry, economics, and other fields

INACOL Online Course Quality Standards

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Review Conducted By : Quality Matters
Date of Review : 08/07/2020
Notes: This course is in development. Results of review pending completion of review by Quality Matters.

Unit 1: Functions and Graphs

Unit 2: Limits and Continuity

Unit 3: Derivatives – Basic Methods

Unit 4: Derivatives – Advanced Methods

Unit 5: Applications of Derivatives

Term Type Enrollment Opens Enrollment Ends Random Draw Date Enrollment Drop Date Course Starts Course Ends # of Seats Course Fee Potential Additional Costs
Semester 08/01/2020 10/15/2020 07/01/2020 08/31/2020 01/15/2021 35 $0.0000 0.0000
Drop Policy Completion Policy Term Type Enrollment Opens Enrollment Ends
Consult counselor Consult counselor Semester 08/01/2020 10/15/2020

Students can use email or the private message system within the Student Learning Portal to access highly qualified teachers when they need instructor assistance. Students will also receive feedback on their work inside the learning management system. The Instructor Info area of their course may describe additional communication options.

Students will require a computer device with headphones, a microphone, webcam, up-to-date Chrome Web Browser, and access to YouTube. A graphing calculator, such as TI-84 Plus, TI-83, or TI-83 Plus, is needed.

Please review the Michigan Virtual Technology Requirements: