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MATH 176 - Introductory Calculus for Business and Social Sciences

(3 units) CO2
Fundamental ideas of analytic geometry and calculus, plane coordinates, graphs, functions, limits, derivatives, integrals, the fundamental theorem of calculus, rates, extrema and applications thereof. (This course satisfies the University Core Mathematics requirement. Credit may not be received for Math 176 if credit has already been awarded for MATH 181  or above.)

Prerequisite(s): ACT of 27 or SAT of 630 or ALEKS PPL of 61 or MATH 124  with at least a “C” or MATH 126  with at least a “C”. Rec. Prep: Take a math placement test before registering if 10 years have passed since completion of the prerequisite coursework.

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 2
Units of Discussion/Recitation: 1
Offered: Every Fall, Spring, and Summer

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. use and apply the concepts and terminology of rate of change through applications and examples.
2. compute the derivative of a function using rules of differentiation.
3. compute basic integrals using the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus.


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