MAC2233

Calculus for Non-Science Majors

Course Code: MAC2233

Credit Hours: 3

Effective beginning: 2021-22

 

Course Description:
This is a brief calculus course designed primarily for business administration majors and other non-science majors. This course includes: limits, basic techniques of differentiation and integration, and applications to business and the social sciences.

Course Details

Prerequisites:

A “C” grade or higher in MAC 1105 or department consent. A “C” grade or higher must be earned to satisfy part of the general education requirements in mathematics or to advance to a higher mathematics course.

Instructors:

Jacob Reed
reedj@chipola.edu

 

 

Required textbooks/ course materials:

Calculus and It’s Applications: Brief Version eBook MyLab/My StatLab access code, Bittinger/Ellenbogen, 12th Edition, Pearson. ISBN: 9780135910115

 

Assignment/course outline:

See your Instructor First Day Handout

 

Discipline-level learning outcomes:

Area 3 -Math:   Demonstrate Basic Mathematical Skills and Knowledge

The purpose of the mathematics component of the core curriculum is to develop quantitative literacy with an ability to apply basic mathematical tools in the solution of real-world problems.

M-1 Solve mathematical problems by using arithmetic, algebraic, or geometric skills.

M-2 Translate basic mathematical information verbally, numerically, graphically, or symbolically. 

M-3 Solve mathematical problems using appropriate technology.

M-4 Interpret mathematical models such as formulas, graphs, tables, or schematics.

M-5 Solve contextual problems using mathematical processes.

 

Course-level learning outcomes:

Course-level student learning outcomesDiscipline-level learning outcomesAssessment methods

Evaluate functions in numerial, algebraic, and graphical formats.

Examine data with linear, polynomial, exponential, logarithmic, or logistic regression functions.

Calculate limits numerically, algebraically or graphically.

Find the derivative of a function numerically or algebraically.

Identify derivative as the slope of the tangent line to a point on the curve of the function.

Evaluate definite and indefinite integrals.

Determine the average rate of change of functions.

Solve application problems in business or the social sciences using integration and differentiation techniques.

 

M-1, M-2, M-3

M-2, M-4

M-1, M-2, M-3

M-1, M-2

M-1,M-2

M-1, M-2

M-1, M-2, M-3, M-4, M-5

M-1, M-2, M-3, M-4, M-5 

Unit Tests, Cumulative Final, Homework, Departmental Exam

 

 

Means of accomplishing learning outcomes:

Teacher Facilitated: The teacher will be leading class discussions on the material contained in the text during each class period.

Student-Centered: The students will be solving problems during each class period using their own graphing calculators.

Office Hours: The instructor will be available during office hours for individual assistance.  The instructor’s schedule can be found posted on their office door and/or via their individual web site.

 

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