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    Mar 26, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MATH 132 - Applied Calculus

Number of Credits: 3
Applied Calculus introduces the basic concepts of Calculus with applications to Business, Life Sciences, and Social Sciences. Concepts of Limits, differentiation, and integrations will be introduced for polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions. An introduction to functions involving several variables and partial derivatives will be included. Applications of Business, Life Sciences, and Social Sciences will be extensively developed. Students will utilize a graphing calculator throughout the course. Credit by exam available. (Fall, Spring & Summer Only) Four hours lecture each week. Three Credits. Three billable hours.

GENERAL EDUCATION Category: Mathematics

Pre-requisite(s): eligibility for ENGL 101 , plus MATH 123  or MATH 130   with a minimum grade of C or satisfactory score on the placement test. 
Course Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  1. Find the limits of functions algebraically, numerically, and or graphically. (GE1, GE2, GE3)
  2. Perform differentiation of functions algebraically, numerically, and or graphically. (GE2, GE3)
  3. Analyze graphs and behaviors of functions with regard to rate of change and velocity. (GE1, GE2, GE3)
  4. Solve problems from business, life sciences, and social sciences that involve rate of change. (GE1, GE2, GE3)
  5. Find and evaluate indefinite integrals. (GE2)
  6. Find and evaluate partial derivatives. (GE2)
  7. Find relative extrema of a function of two variables. (GE1, GE2, GE3)
  8. Set-up and solve application problems using technology, such as graphing calculators. (GE1, GE2, GE3)

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