2021-2022 College Catalog
Mar 24, 2023

# BUS 2213 - Business Calculus

3 Credits
An introduction to concepts of differential and integral calculus used in business decisions and applications. Course content includes curve sketching, exponential growth, derivatives, regression, continuity, limits, and probability.

Prerequisite: MATH 1123 - College Algebra*  with a grade of “C” or better; computer literacy

Course Level Objectives
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

1. Compute limits. (PLO 1, 2)
2. Determine intervals of continuity. (PLO 1)
3. Apply the definition to compute the derivative. (PLO 1)
4. Determine the intervals on which a function is differentiable. (PLO 1)
5. Determine the derivative of a power, a product, a quotient, a composite function, an implicitly defined function, an exponential function, and a logarithmic function. (PLO 1, )
6. Apply the Extreme Value Theorem to find absolute extrema on a closed interval. (PLO 1, 2)
7. Analyze the characteristics of the graph of a function including relative extrema, concavity, inflection points, and asymptotes by using curve sketching techniques. (PLO 1, 2, 3, 5)
8. Apply principles of differentiation to the solution of problems related to natural and social sciences including but not limited to optimization, continuously compounded interest, point of diminishing return, break ev… (PLO 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7)
9. Determine the antiderivative and the indefinite integral of a function. (PLO 1)
10. Use the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus to compute the definite integral of a function. (PLO 1, 2)
11. Integrate functions by Substitution. (PLO 1, 2)
12. Solve problems with two or more independent variables. (PLO 1, 2)
13. Determine partial derivatives. (PLO 1, 2)
14. Determine extrema of multivariable functions. (PLO 1, 2)