MTH 241 Calculus For Bio/Mgmnt/Soc Sci

Introduces calculus as applied to business, the social sciences and life sciences. It uses an intuitive development of the calculus of polynomial, exponential and logarithmic functions, extrema theory and applications.




Prerequisite: MTH 111 College Algebra with a grade of C or better.


Lower Division Transfer (LDT) Course

General Education Requirements

AAS Math/Computation, AAOT Math, AAOT Science/Math Non Lab, AS Math, AGS Math/Science,


Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
Identify average and instantaneous rates of change in business and biology applications. Connect graphical, numerical, and symbolic interpretations of the difference quotient and the derivative. Apply differential calculus techniques to describe the behavior of business and biological functions. Apply techniques of integral calculus to determine net changes in business and biological applications such as marginal analysis, velocity, and growth.