Calculus for Business
Universitat Politècnica de València
Area of Study
Taught In English
MAC 1105. Not open to students who have credit in MAC 2311 with a grade of ?C?? or better.
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4
Hours & Credits
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.
? 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%
Exams (20% Midterm, 30% Final) = 50%
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
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.