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Student Learning Outcomes

Course Name: Calculus for Business
Course Number: Math 140
Course Objectives:
  • Students will understand the use of the derivative and be able to accurately differentiate a given function as suggested by the notation and/or the wording of the problem.
  • Students will understand the use of the integral and will be able to accurately integrate a given function as suggested by the notation and/or the wording of the problem.
  • Math students feel they have the resources necessary for their success.
  • Students will feel that mathematics is a beneficial part of their education
  • Evaluate the limit of a function.
  • Apply the definition of continuity.
  • Determine the first and higher-order derivatives for functions (algebraic, exponential, logarithmic and combinations of these), explicitly and implicitly.
  • Apply the derivative to curve sketching, related rates, and optimization problems.
  • Solve real-life problems using the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus.
  • Select and use the appropriate integration technique suitable to given problems.
  • Apply calculus techniques to analyze functions of several variables.
  • Analyze a variety of applied problems using calculus.
  • Solve separable differential equations.