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Course Descriptions

IAI Mathematics MATH 151: Calculus for Business & Social Science

-Completion of MATH 106 or MATH 109 with a grade of C or higher OR
-Placement at MATH 151 or higher
-Completion of MATH 098 with a C OR
-Placement out of Geometry
-Placement at ENGL 099/101 or higher OR
-Concurrent enrollment in ENGL 098

This calculus course is designed specifically for students in business and the social sciences and does not count toward a major or minor in mathematics. It emphasizes applications of the basic concepts of calculus rather than proofs. Topics include limits; techniques of differentiation applied to polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions (this includes partial derivatives and derivatives of higher order); maxima and minima of functions; elementary techniques of integration including substitution and integration by parts; and applications (business and social science applications are stressed throughout the course). A graphing calculator is required for this course (instruction will be based on a TI-83+). 4 credit hours
IAI GEC Code - M1 900-B

Transferrable General Education Course: This course generally should transfer to an Illinois Articulation Initiative college or university. Please consult with your advisor about transferability.