Calculus II (151-302)

Instructor:  Ash, J.M.

Quarter: Spring 1-2:30 PM
Campus: LPC
Room: Levan 405

Term: 0890
Course Number: 32089

Phone(s): (773)325-4216
Fax: (773)325-7807
Office: 507 SAC
Office Hours: Tu2:40-4:10,Th 9:40-11:10, also by appointment


MAT 150 or MAT 160. A prerequisite can only be waived by the approval of the instructor and the department chair.

Textbooks and other materials

Calculus: Early Transcendentals  1st edition, by W. L. Briggs, L. Cochran, and B. Gillett Pearson Addison-Wesley, 2010. ISBN 0321570561

A scientific calculator, such as the TI 84 Plus, is required.

Summary of Course

Chapter 4 – Applications of the Derivative
            4.1 maxima and minima

            4.2 what derivatives tell us

            4.3 graphing functions

            4.4 optimization problems

            4.5 linear approximations and differentials

            4.6 mean value theorem

            4.7 l’Hôpital’s rule

            4.8 antiderivatives


Chapter 5 – Integration

            5.1 approximating areas under curves

            5.2 definite integrals

            5.3 fundamental theorem of calculus

            5.5 substitution rule


Chapter 6 – Applications of Integration

            6.1 velocity and net change

            6.2 regions between curves

            6.3 volume by slicing

            6.4 volume by shells


Homework and Grading Policy

Midterm and final exams, in class and closed book will count equally in determining a preliminary grade. Homework will be assigned each class day, discussed the next class day, collected the next class day and will increase or decrease the preliminary grade by at most one grade. For example, B+ and satisfactory homework = A-. Make-up exams will not be given. The final exam will be from 11:45-2 on Thursday, June 7, 2012.


Classroom lectures and discussion.  

DePaul University's Academic Integrity Policy

Unless notified otherwise, for regular textbook problems and problem sets you should feel free to help(and be helped by) each other in groups if you so desire. However you are responsible for understanding any and all work handed in with your name attached, and all cooperative efforts must be duly noted.                                                                                                                    Students must abstain from any violations of academic integrity and set examples for each other by assuming full responsibility for their academic and personal development, including informing themselves about and following the university's academic policy. Violations of academic integrity include but are not limited to the following categories: cheating; plagiarism; fabrication; falsification or sabotage of research data; destruction or misuse of the university's academic resources; alteration or falsification of academic records; and academic misconduct. Conduct that is punishable under the Academic Integrity Policy could result in additional disciplinary actions by other university officials and possible civil or criminal prosecution. To review the complete Academic Integrity Policy of the University, please go to

Students with Disabilities

Students who feel they may need an accommodation based on the impact of a disability should contact me privately to discuss their specific needs. All discussions will remain confidential.
To ensure that you receive the most appropriate accommodation based on your needs, contact me as early as possible in the quarter (preferably within the first two weeks of class), and make sure you have contacted the PLuS Program (for LD and/or AD/HD) at 773-325-1677 in Student Center 370, or The Office for Students with Disabilities (for all other disabilities) at the same location and telephone number.