Level 3 Calculus
Teacher in Charge: R. Cookson
This course covers Level 3 Calculus Achievement Standards. The course is essential for later study in physics, engineering or calculus. It is also appropriate for students with an interest in computing, chemistry, economics, auditing, the continued study of mathematics, and in general any field where mathematical analysis is an important tool.
Alongside the core curriculum all student will be taught the curriculum covered in the 'Apply trigonometric methods in solving problems' standard. The assessment of this standard will be optional and is required for subject endorsement.
Optional Standard - A.S. 91575 v2 Mathematics and Statistics 3.3 - Apply trigonometric methods in solving problems (Internal - 4 credits).
14 credits at level 2 Mathematics
AS 2.6 (Algebra), AS2.7 (Calculus Methods) and AS 2.4 (Trigonometry)
Algebra and Calculus standards preferred at Merit level
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
Graphics calculator is required (Casio 9750 recommended).
Assessment InformationThis course has three compulsory external assessments and one optional internal assessment. All students will be expected to participate during the delivery of the curriculum that covers the internal standard (Trigonometric methods - AS 91575), however the assessment will remain optional. It is important to note that to achieve subject endorsement the internal trigonometry assessment must be achieved.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 17 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 17 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 17
Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.
Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Engineering, Structural Design, Economics, Architecture, Business Studies, Commerce, Education, Geography, Health Studies, Marketing, Nursing, Politics, Psychology, Social Work, Journalism, Town Planning, any career involving prediction, sampling and probability., Construction and infrastructure, Manufacturing and technology, The Primary Industries, The Service Industries, Social and Community services, Accountant, Actuarial Science, Computer Analyst or programmer, Economist, Engineering Analyst, Information Scientist, Marketing Research Analyst, Mathematician, Meteorologist, Numerical Analyst, Operations Research, Statistician, Systems Analyst, Teacher, Architecture or any career that has a major mathematical component,
An individual course will only run if sufficient students are accepted into the course.
All approvals for courses through this system are subject to satisfactory achievement in remaining internal standards and external examinations. Course Confirmation Day will run at the start of next year, where final approval for each course will be confirmed.