2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Apr 13, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog
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MATH& 148 - Business Calculus

5.0 Credits
Introduction to differential and integral calculus. For students in business or other programs requiring a brief course in calculus; not for math or science majors.
Prerequisite MATH 140 or MATH& 141 with a minimum grade of 2.0.
Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Find slope, average rate of change, and instantaneous rate of change from a graph, equation, or data.
  2. Estimate and calculate slopes of secant and tangent lines.
  3. Estimate and interpret rates of change.
  4. Find the derivative from a numerical, graphical, and algebraic viewpoint.
  5. Apply derivative rules to find rate-of-change formulas.
  6. Find and graph derivative functions.
  7. Apply derivative formulas to solve business application problems.
  8. Find extreme points and solve optimization problems.
  9. Find and interpret inflection points.
  10. Approximate area and accumulated change by using sums of rectangles.
  11. Find and interpret general and specific antiderivatives.
  12. Use numerical and graphical approaches to estimate definite integrals.
  13. Use the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus to compute definite integrals.
  14. Solve business application problems using integration.

Course Typically Offered
Full Year

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