Course Description

Course Name

Calculus for Business

Session: VVLS3125

Hours & Credits

3 Credits

Prerequisites & Language Level

Prerequisite: .
MAC 1105. Not open to students who have credit in MAC 2311 with a grade of ?C?? or better.

Taught In English

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


This course covers limits, continuity, first and higher derivatives, and the differential, with
applications to graphing, rates of change, and optimization methods; techniques of
integration and applications; introduction to multivariate calculus
At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to:
? Calculate limits of functions at given points.
? Analyze continuity of functions and differentiate functions.
? Understand the differences between average and instantaneous rates of change.
? Understand algebraically and graphically the concept of derivative.
? Solve simple optimization problems.
? Analyze graphs, by finding extrema, points of inflection and asymptotes.
Integrate functions.
? Interpret the integral of a function.
? Apply the fundamental theorem of calculus.
? Use data analysis software to describe real data and prepare a business report.

Class Work and Participation 20%
Homework 30%
Exams (20% Midterm, 30% Final) = 50%

*Course content subject to change