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.
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.