Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

MAT 136 - Business Calculus

Course Description

This course is designed primarily (but not exclusively) for Business majors. Topics include limits differentiation, and integration. Applications include maxima-minima and problems in management and economics.

Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to;

Calculate the derivatives of certain algebraic functions, and products, quotients, and compositions of such functions.
Apply the concepts of calculus to optimization problems and consumer and producer surplus.
Calculate the derivatives of exponential and logarithmic functions.
Integrate exponential, certain algebraic functions, and some combinations of these functions using substitution.

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3


Course Prerequisites: MAT 135