# MBA Business Calculus Fast - Applied Calculus

Many students going into an MBA program need to complete a "single-semester Calculus course for non-majors" to satisfy their calculus entrance requirement.In addition to a calculus requirement, MBA schools also usually require additional financial mathematics courses as a preparatory course before entrace into their program.

Our Business Calculus course is called Applied Calculus - Math 207 - 3 credits - from Roger Williams University in Providence, Rhode Island.

Our Applied Calculus course is a general, liberal arts introduction to Calculus. It is not specifically a "business applications of calculus" course. While some courses and textbooks do exist like this, we believe that we, as mathematicians, should let the business concepts be taught by the business school, and while you are in the calculus course, we simply concentrate on the calculus topics. Otherwise, the course gets too long with lots of applications that "muddy the waters" for the student looking to finish the calculus requirement quickly.

Here is a video about our Business Calculus - Applied Calculus course from Distance Calculus @ Roger Williams University:

## Applied Calculus vs Calculus I

## Distance Calculus - Student Reviews

*Date Posted: Jan 12, 2020*

Review by: Anonymous

Courses Completed: Calculus I

Review: This course is amazing! I took it as a requirement for admission to an MBA program, and couldn't have been happier with the quality and rigor of the course. I previously took calculus two times (at a public high school and then a large public university commonly cited as a "public ivy"), this course was by far the best and *finally* made the concepts click. Previously I had no idea what was going on because terrible PhD students were teaching the course and saying stuff like "a derivative is the slope of a tangent line" - ??? but what does that mean ???, but the instructors in the Shorter University course explain everything in ways where it FINALLY made sense (e.g., "imagine a roller coaster hitting the top of a hill, there's a moment where it shifts momentum and you're not accelerating or decelerating, that's what a 0 rate of change is - that's when the derivative would be zero"). They explain everything in multiple ways and relate it to other concepts. It all made perfect sense when I finally had a good instructor. Really recommend this class

Transferred Credits to: The Wharton School, UPenn

*Date Posted: Feb 19, 2020*

Review by: Rebecca Johnson

Courses Completed: Applied Calculus

Review: I took the Business Calculus course from Distance Calculus in 2013. I was admitted to my MBA program, but then they told me I needed to take Calculus before starting the program. I finished the Business Calculus course in about 3 weeks in August before my program started. Not the most fun thing to do over the summer, but at least I got it done. Thanks Diane and Distance Calculus team!

Transferred Credits to: Kellogg MBA Program

*Date Posted: Mar 17, 2020*

Review by: Rebecca M.

Courses Completed: Calculus II, Multivariable Calculus

Review: Fantastic courses! I barely made it through Cal 1, and halfway through Cal 2 I found this program. I took Cal 2 and then Multivariable and I just loved it! SOOOOOOO much better than a classroom+textbook class. I highly recommend!

Transferred Credits to: Tulane University

## Distance Calculus - Curriculum Exploration

### 1.01: Growth

- M1: 1.01: Growth:
- M1.1: 1.01 - Basics
- M1.1.a: 1.01.B1: Growth of Line Functions
- M1.1.b: 1.01.B2: Growth of Power Functions
- M1.1.c: 1.01.B3: Growth of Exponential Functions
- M1.1.d: 1.01.B4: Dominance in the Global Scale
- M1.1.e: 1.01.B5: Percentage Growth Rate and Dominance in the Global Scale
- M1.2: 1.01 - Tutorials
- M1.2.a: 1.01.T1: Global Scale
- M1.2.b: 1.01.T2: Linear Models
- M1.2.c: 1.01.T3: Data Analysis and Compromise Lines
- M1.2.d: 1.01.T4: Functions Given by Data Lists: Interpolation and Analysis
- M1.2.e: 1.01.T5: The Trig Functions sin(x) and cos(x)
- M1.2.f: 1.01.T6: Another Linear Model: Drinking and Driving
- M1.3: 1.01 - Give It A Try
- M1.3.a: 1.01.G1: Line Fundamentals
- M1.3.b: 1.01.G2: Global Scale
- M1.3.c: 1.01.G3: Linear Models
- M1.3.d: 1.01.G4: Compromise lines through data
- M1.3.e: 1.01.G5: Green Globs
- M1.3.f: 1.01.G6: Percentage Growth
- M1.3.g: 1.01.G7: Functions given by data lists: Interpolation and analysis
- M1.3.h: 1.01.G8: Another linear model: Drinking and Driving
- M1.3.i: 1.01.G9: Interpolation and Approximation
- M1.4: 1.04 - Literacy
- M1.5: 1.01 Revisited
- M1.5.a: 1.01 Revisited Screencast Lecture Examples
- M1.5.b: 1.01.B1 Revisited
- M1.5.c: 1.01.B2 Revisited
- M1.5.d: 1.01.B3 Revisted
- M1.5.e: 1.01.B4 Revisited
- M1.5.f: 1.01.B5 Revisited
- M1.5.g: 1.01.T1 Revisited
- M1.5.h: 1.01.LS #14 Revisited
- M1.5.i: LS #15 Revisited
- M1.5.j: 1.01.LS #16 Revisited
- M1.5.k: 1.01.LS #19 Revisited