Course Description

Course Name

Business Mathematics I

Session: VPGS1324

Hours & Credits

6 ECTS Credits

Prerequisites & Language Level

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.


Course Description
Business Math I is an introductory course that systematically reviews and expands on elementary/high school math concepts that will be useful in future classes and in business-related jobs. An emphasis is put on word problems and practical applications.

Course Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:
–Work with sets and intervals;
–Use fractions, percentages, percentage changes, and percentage points;
–Understand natural, integer, and rational exponents and their applications;
–Convert and do operations with numbers in scientific notation;
–Work with units and metric prefixes;
–Analyze and work with linear, quadratic, and other functions (reciprocal, square root, absolute value, exponential, natural logarithms);
–Solve linear, quadratic, and other equations and inequalities;
–Apply all of the concepts above to solving word problems and modelling real-life situations.

*Course content subject to change