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Online Calculus 1 Course for Academic Credit

In searching for a real Calculus I course for academic credit, you may find lots of different sites running around the internet offering "Calculus I".

Most sites like Coursera, Udemy, MITx, and edX are wonderful programs, but they do not offer real academic credits. Some claim to offer "ACE Exam Credit" but that is an exam-based (partial) credit system that is not universally accepted by all colleges and universities - some might, most won't.

There are a handful of colleges and universities that do offer Calculus I for credit online. But if you did deeper into these courses, you will find usually that:
  • Courses only start on regular semester start dates
  • Courses follow a strict deadline structure
  • Courses use a "Course System", usually from a textbook publisher, where the system is mainly just a multiple-choice quizzing system.
In looking for a Calculus I course for credit, we recommend you do due dilligence, investigate the course offerings, and read the reviews of various programs. We are confident that Distance Calculus will be on your short list to consider which Calculus I course you wish to enroll in online.

Here is a video about earning real academic credits from Distance Calculus @ Roger Williams University:

Earning Real Academic Credits for Calculus






Calculus 1 vs Calculus I






Distance Calculus - Student Reviews

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Date Posted: May 3, 2018
Review by: James Holland
Courses Completed: Calculus I, Calculus II
Review: I needed to finish the Business Calculus course very very very fast before my MBA degree at Wharton started. With the AWESOME help of Diane, I finished the course in about 3 weeks, allowing me to start Wharton on time. Thanks Diane!
Transferred Credits to: Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania



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Date Posted: Jan 13, 2020
Review by: Janice Flores
Student Email: jflores35@knights.ucf.edu
Courses Completed: Calculus II
Review: I highly recommend this course! Dr. Curtis is the best teacher and is ALWAYS willing to work with you to make sure you understand the subject. It was definitely a positive experience and the credits were transferred to my University with no problems! I definitely do not regret it and I had doubts in the beginning but if I had to, I would do it all over again!
Transferred Credits to: University of Central Florida



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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