Calculus for Business

Universitat Politècnica de València

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Calculus for Business

  • Host University

    Universitat Politècnica de València

  • Location

    Valencia, Spain

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

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

    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    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 Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.


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