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BUS 112
Business Mathematics


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:50


Description
Develops competency in common business calculations for use in financial decision-making including: percentages, trade and cash discounts, pricing, simple and compound interest, discounting, annuities, and sinking funds. Calculations performed on calculator and formulas developed for use in spreadsheet software. Recommended: MATH 40. Formerly BA 112.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Use computations and critical thinking skills to solve word problems related to common business and personal situations.
  • Evaluate business performance using calculated rate of percent increases and decreases of various factors.
  • Solve problems related to trade and cash discounts and understand how these discounts affect business decisions, costs, and cash flow strategies.
  • Calculate figures involved in simple interest and simple discount applications.
  • Perform calculations dealing with the borrowing or lending of monies.

  • Course Topics
  • Basic Math Skills
  • Formula Development for Excel
  • Percentages
  • Trade and Cash Discounts
  • Markups and Markdowns
  • Simple Interest
  • Discount
  • Compound Interest
  • Annuities and Sinking Funds

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    BUS 112
    Fall 2016
    9529
    Julie Pruett
    BUS 112
    Spring 2016
    6619
    Paul Boyd
    BUS 112
    Spring 2016
    0293
    Joe Cooke
    BUS 112
    Winter 2016
    0290
    Krista Mahan
    BUS 112
    Spring 2015
    0293
    Joe Cooke


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
    X
    X
    X
    X
     
    X
    X
    X
    X
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.