Calculus Home Page


We in the mathematics department want to do everything we can to help you be successful in the calculus sequence.  This page contains information that can help make such a success a reality. 

Are you ready for calculus?  We've created a self-assessment to help you determine if you have the background necessary for MATH 1910, or if you might want to consider starting out with MATH 1720, Precalculus.

ETSU Calculus I Readiness Assessment

You will not be required to change courses -- only you will know the results! The assessment is solely for you to ascertain how much of the precalculus material you have in your grasp going into Calculus I.


The Gateway Exam!! (and other information) can be found in the table below:

Calculus I, Math 1910

1910 Gateway Exam

Precalculus Review



Calculus II, Math 1920

1920 Gateway Exam

Differentiation Review

Integration Review


Calculus III, Math 2110

Online Textbook



A great web site for help with calculus is Visual Calculus at the UTK Math Archives

The textbook for Calculus I and II (Math 1910 and Math 1920) is

Thomas Calculus, Early Transcendentals, Media Upgrade (11th ed)     

Thomas' Calculus, Early Transcendentals, Media Upgrade (11th Edition) (Thomas 11e Series) (Hardcover)

by George B. Thomas ,Maurice D. WeirJoel Hass, and Frank R. Giordano
  • Publisher: Addison Wesley; 11 edition (January 14, 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0321495756
  • ISBN-13: 978-0321495754

  There is no textbook requirement for MATH 2110, Calculus III, students are required to download a student edition of the mathematical software Maple.


Get started with the TI-89 using this Quick Guide (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader )


(quick guide also available in postscript from here )