# Calculus 3 - Vector Calculus Online Course For Credit

If you have finished your Calculus I and II courses, then the next set of courses to complete are:- Multivariable Calculus

Also called Vector Calculus, Calculus III, or Calculus IV - they are all essentially the same course - Differential Equations
- Linear Algebra
- Probability Theory

No matter which major or specialization you might be aiming for - computer science, engineering, physics, economics, business, data science - a strong background in multivariable calculus will put you ahead of the pack and give you the foundations necessary to excel in these other academic and practical disciplines.

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

## Earning Real Academic Credits for Calculus

## Calculus 3 Course Preview

## 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: Dec 9, 2019*

Review by: Louisa A.

Courses Completed: Calculus I

Review: My microeconomics class required college-level calculus as a prerequisite, and I didn't want to wait until next year to take the class. So, I took DC's Calculus I class over the summer, so I could register for econ when I got back to school this fall. I actually think I got more help taking the class online than I would have in the huge lecture classes here. Prof. Curtis was really clear in explaining concepts and talking me through the topics that I was having trouble with. It took me about 10 weeks to finish the class, which didn't seem too long and didn't feel rushed. My friends who are in calculus now, trying to finish the prereq, are pretty jealous!

*Date Posted: Feb 28, 2020*

Review by: Karen N.

Courses Completed: Calculus I, Calculus II

Review: Awesome classes! I was really weak with Calculus, so I retook Calc 1 and kept going into Calc 2. I feel like I finally understood Calculus. The finals were pretty thorough, but not nearly as stressful as the blue book exams. I highly recommend these courses!

Transferred Credits to: Various

## Distance Calculus - Curriculum Exploration

### VC.09 - Spherical

- V9: VC.09 - Spherical:
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- V9.2: VC.09 - Spherical - Tutorials
- V9.3: VC.09 - Spherical - Give It a Try
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- V9.4: VC.09 - Spherical - Literacy