First Year Core Calculus

The original First-Year Core Calculus Report to the BCcupms was unanimously approved at the May 2002 Meeting of the BCcupms. This Report was prepared by a team representing various sectors of the post-secondary mathematics education community in BC and the initiative was supported by BCCAT under a Transfer Innovations Project grant. 

A follow-up report report tabled in May 2003 summarized the experiences of the post-secondary mathematics education community with the Core Calculus Curricula one year after their adoption.

A First-Year Core Calculus Update was tabled in May 2013.

In May 2019, member institutions were invited to participate in a survey regarding which topics they cover in each of Science Calculus I and II, and in each of Business & Social Science Calculus I and II (if they offer those). The survey also asked respondents to classify each topic as “Core”, “Optional”, or “to be Omitted”. (Topics classified as Optional are intended to be those from which some are selected to complement the shared Core topics.)

In the Fall of 2019, reports were compiled to collect the information gathered in the surveys.