Math 240 - Calculus for Business & Social Science - Brandon Hilst
|Course:||Calculus for Business & Social Science|
This is a synchronous course that will meet online via Canvas. Students will be required to login to Canvas each day the class is scheduled to meet, watch the daily lecture videos, post questions and/or comments in discussion boards, and complete daily assignments. Exams and quizzes will be completed in Canvas also.
Presents a study of the techniques of calculus with emphasis placed on the application of these concepts to business and management-related problems. The applications of derivatives and integrals of functions including polynomials, rational, exponential and logarithmic functions are studied.
What to Expect in this Course
All material for the course is accessed through Canvas. Each day that new material is covered, students will be expected to watch the lecture videos and complete the associated daily assignments. Questions about the material should be posted in appropriate discussion boards during class time. Exams and quizzes must also be completed during the scheduled class time on the days they are assigned. Late submissions of any work will not be accepted unless there is a valid reason. All due dates will be specified in the course syllabus.
Types of Assessments
Assessments will include daily assignments, quizzes relating to the homework assignments, four exams covering 1-2 chapters each, and a cumulative final exam on the last day the course meets.
Textbook Information / Link to ZTC Textbook
"Applied Calculus for the Managerial, Life, and Social Sciences: a Brief Approach," by S.T. Tan (10th edition), ISBN: 9781285464640. Please note that this is *not* a ZTC textbook, so purchasing or renting a copy will be necessary.
Other Relevant Course Information
Students wishing to add the class must contact the instructor directly via email. Add codes will be provided on the first day the course meets, provided that space is available. Students will also be required to login to Canvas the first day the class meets to complete the first day's material. Failure to do so may result in being dropped from the course.
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Last updated: 11/04/2021 Sub#: 191