MATH-153: Calculus for Business, Life Science, and Social Sciences

Catalog Info

This course is INACTIVE
Title when registering
Calc for Bus, Life & Soc Sci
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
5 (for 15-week classes)
MATH-115 or MATH-150 or MATH-175 - all with a C grade or better OR a satisfactory score on the placement test
Course Description

For students in business, life science, and the social sciences but not engineering, mathematics, or physical science majors. Introduces differential and integral calculus of algebraic, logarithmic, and exponential functions of one variable. Covers graphical, numerical, and algebraic determination of derivatives and definite integrals, applications of the derivative including minima and maxima, and integration and its applications. Includes applications throughout the course. Credit cannot be earned for both MATH 153 and 180. Includes the use of technology for business-related applications. Requires a graphing calculator with the TI-84 Plus series recommended.

Office Contact
School of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM): 313-845-9632,, Health Careers Education Ctr, Room: G-122 and J-115
Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Fall 2019 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.