Is MATH 194 (Liberal Arts & Sciences Calculus) different from other calculus courses?
Yes. In a traditional calculus course there is a great deal of emphasis on learning formulas and methods for solving special types of problems, and a variety of concepts are covered in a semester. In Math194 (Liberal Arts & Science Calculus), the emphasis is on gaining a deeper understanding of the central ideas of calculus and learning how they can be used to understand the physical world, while also understanding the role calculus has played in Western intellectual history. You can expect less emphasis on memorizing formulas, and there will be fewer “example” problems to imitate.