Mathematics Department

MAT 2160 - Applied Calculus I
3 credit hours

MAT 2160 is an introductory calculus course with applications to business, social sciences, and other fields.
(Formerly MAT 216 or MAT 126, credit may not be received for both MAT 126 and MAT 2160 nor can credit be received for both MAT 216 and MAT 2160.)
Prerequisite: MAT 125 or MAT 135 or MAT 1350.


Applied Calculus (4th edition)

Bittinger, Ellenbogen, and Surgent. Calculus and Its Applications, 10th Edition
Pearson/Addison Wesley, 2011

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Upon successful completion of the course, each student should be able to:

1. Evaluate simple limits and use continuity on an intuitive level.
2. Find the derivative of algebraic, logarithmic, and exponential functions.
3. Integrate simple algebraic and exponential functions and those integrable by substitution.
4. Graph functions and solve optimization problems using the derivative.
5. Find antiderivatives and evaluate definite integrals.
6. Find area using the definite integral.
7. Solve simple problems of business, the natural and social sciences using derivatives, partial derivatives, and integrals.
8. Use functions of several variables and compute partial derivatives.

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