May 23, 2024  
Fall 2024 - Summer 2025 Academic Catalog 
    
Fall 2024 - Summer 2025 Academic Catalog

MATH 180 - Calculus for Business

4 credits


Topics include differentiation and integration of algebraic, logarithmic, and exponential functions from a non-theoretical point of view. Business and economic applications are emphasized and include: break-even points; cost-benefit models; supply and demand curves; marginal cost and profit functions; growth and decay models; optimization techniques; average cost; elementary differential equations; and Lagrange multipliers.

Notes: Was MATH 119 previous to Fall 2010.

Specific graphics calculator required; wait until first day of class before purchasing.

Prerequisites: Satisfactory Completion of MATH 160  or MATH 161 ;  OR Course Placement; OR SAT MATH >/=630 OR ACT MATH >/=28