MATH 1003

Subject: MATH
Course No. and Title: Math 1003, Introduction to Calculus I
Credit Value: Three (3) credit hours
Course Description

Functions and graphs, limits, derivatives of polynominal, log, exponential and trigonometric functions. Curve sketching and extrema of functions.

Note: Credit will be given for only one of MATH 1003, 1001, 1053, 1823 or 2853.


A minimum grade of 60% in New Brunswick high school courses: Trigonometry and 3-space, Advanced Math with an Introduction to Calculus, or equivalent courses;

Students must also obtain a passing score on the Department of Mathematics and Statistics (Fredericton), or Department of Mathematical Sciences (Saint John) math placement test (MPT).
For more information see and .
For Math 1003 online the MPT is a written test and is administered just as exams are, and hence may be written at any time of the year.
To book your Math Placement Test prior to enrolling in the online open-entry course, please complete this form

Course Instructor:

Dr. Tim L. Alderson

Course Format:

The materials for the course consist of lecture notes, video slides, and video clips. Online homework assignments on each of approximately 25 sections, two self-administered tests and a final exam.

Course Texts:

1. Calculus, Early Transcendentals, by Jon Rogawski, 2nd Edition, ISBN: 1429208384
Note: This text is recommended (course notes are based on this text), but is not mandatory.

2. Calculus: Early Transcendentals By D. Guichard. This e-text is provided free of charge with the course.

Textbooks can be ordered from the UNB Fredericton Bookstore:
UNB Bookstore Website
Phone: 506-453-4664

Assignments & Examinations:

Assignments are worth 10%, two tests are worth 5% each, and the final written paper exam is worth 80% of the final grade.  Students must obtain a passing grade (50% or better) on the final exam in order to pass the course.

All mid-term exams and final exams for online courses will be invigilated at an approved time and location. Please refer to the Online Exam Request Form to book.

Time Limit:

Six months from the registration date. All course exams and/or assignments must be completed by your designated end date.


Online courses are subject to an additional $100 non-refundable online fee per course. Fees are subject to change by the Board of Governors.
More information on fees for this course.

Methods of Payment:

Once you complete the Apply Now form below, please send payment. Methods of payment accepted:
Cash (Do not send in the mail. Please deliver to the College of Extended Learning, 2nd Level, Wu Centre, UNB Fredericton Campus)
Cheque or money order (Mail to UNB College of Extended Learning, PO Box 4400, Fredericton, New Brunswick, E3B 5A3)
MasterCard / VISA / American Express (Please call the College of Extended Learning at 1-866-599-4646  or 506 453-4646 with your credit card number, expiry date, and the name as it appears on the card. Please do not send credit card information via email).

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If you have previously registered in this online course and wish to register again, please contact us at 453-4646 to complete the registration process.