443 AP® Calculus AB (Honors Calculus AB)

2 semesters, 1 credit (With ECC option)

Open to juniors and seniors

Prerequisites: Minimum grade of B in 442 Precalculus and/or teacher approval

Honors Calculus is a course that teaches limits, derivatives, integrals, and their applications.

This course may be taken for college credit. To qualify for the option through East Central College, a student must have a ECC college credit in Trigonometry or a score of 30 on the math section of the ACT or take the Accuplacer test at East Central College. Students may earn 5 college credit hours for this course.


By the completion of this course, students will be able to…

  1. Solve problems using algebra and trigonometry techniques. 
  2. Relate limits and continuity of function graphs.
  3. Define and compute derivatives.
  4. Apply derivatives to functional graphs.
  5. Apply derivatives to economics and business situations.
  6. Recognize, define, and apply integration. 
  7. Apply integration in computing areas and volumes of function systems.
  8. Apply integration techniques to physics.
  9. Solve equations and inequalities.
  10. Evaluate limits.
  11. Find derivatives.
  12. Use differentiation with function graphs.
  13. Apply differentiation
  14. Apply integration.
  15. Create graphs of functions through the use of higher order derivatives. 


By the completion of this course, students will know…

  1. The principles of limits 
  2. The principles of continuity 
  3. The principles of derivatives 
  4. The principles of integration  


This curriculum last updated on January 27, 2021, by the Math Department.