Course Description

Business Calculus

This course is an introduction to differential and integral calculus with particular emphasis on applications in business and related areas. Topics include: Functions (polynomial, rational, exponential and logarithmic); Continuity; Limits; Derivatives and differentiation techniques; Marginal analysis; Curve sketching techniques; Optimization; Interest, Integrals and integration techniques; Fundamental Theorem of Calculus; Area between curves; Future value of a continuous income stream. (TI-83 Plus or TI-84 Plus required.TI-Nspire or similar caclulator is not allowed.) Prerequisite: MATH 147 (C or better required) or equivalent, or placement into math 151 or higher (If credit has been received for MATH 151, or equivalent, then permission must be obtained by instructor to register for MATH 153.) 3 credits (3 lecture hours), fall or spring semester These credits count toward the Math and/or Science (List B) requirements for graduation. Students who successfully complete MATH 153 will fulfill the SUNY General Education requirement for Mathematics.

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Linda F.. Turner
Program Advisor, Bachelor of Business Administration
(315) 684-6080
Charlton Hall, Room 128

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Admissions Requirements

First-year students
Minimum SAT scores of 550 math and 450 verbal.

Transfer Students Required
Transcripts to show successful completion of an A.A.S. or A.S. degree or 60 hours of lower division course work (from an accredited college or university) with a minimum GPA of 2.5. 
Completion of MATH 103 – College Algebra (C or better required) or equivalent prior to enrollment in the program.