Level 3 Calculus

CAL3
Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs S. Ditchfield

The 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.


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$24 workbook
Graphics calculator is required (Casio 9750 recommended).


Entry Guidelines

16 credits at level 2 Mathematics

AS 2.6 (Algebra), AS2.2 (Graphs), AS2.7 (Calculus Methods) and AS 2.4 (Trigonometry).

Algebra and calculus standards preferred at Merit level.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91579 v2 Mathematics and Statistics 3.7 - Apply integration methods in solving problems
3
E
6
*
Y
A.S. 91578 v2 Mathematics and Statistics 3.6 - Apply differentiation methods in solving problems
3
E
6
*
Y
A.S. 91577 v2 Mathematics and Statistics 3.5 - Apply the algebra of complex numbers in solving problems
3
E
5
*
Y
A.S. 91575 v2 Mathematics and Statistics 3.3 - Apply trigonometric methods in solving problems
3
I
4
*
Y
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 21

* 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.

Total Credits Available: 21 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 17 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.

Pathway Tags

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


Disclaimer

An individual course will only run if sufficient students are accepted into the course.