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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
Calculus 3 - Vector Calculus - Multivariable Calculus is an excellent course to jump off into the online course experience - the curriculum is highly visual, and the course content is less about "drill & practice" type mathematics, and more about concepts and relationships, generalizing the theorems of 1-dimensional calculus to multiple dimensions.

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






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Distance Calculus - Student Reviews

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Date Posted: Jan 8, 2021
Review by: Cristian Mojica
Student Email: comojica@ucdavis.edu
Courses Completed: Probability Theory
Review: A fantastic course! I was able to complete it in about half a year (with a few gaps) alongside other coursework I was completing. There are no deadlines except the one-year mark after registering, so you work at your own rate and schedule. Probability Theory is required for me to apply to Master's programs in Statistics, so I was glad when I found Distance Calculus. While the course was slightly less difficult than I originally expected, there were parts that definitely slowed me down and made me think. (Also, although calculus is not everywhere in the course, it is everywhere in normal and exponential variables and beyond, so make sure to review derivatives and integrals (single and double)!) I used Mathematica for my software, and it helped speed along calculations and proved to be the perfect stage and tool for this material. I think visual learners will absolutely revel in how the material is presented in this course. (I know I did!) As there is plenty of writing and calculation to do, you have many opportunities to develop and strengthen your voice as a mathematician. The modern format of 80% electronic notebook work and 20% handwritten work is an excellent mixture for studying probability theory and grasping its core ideas. Dr. Curtis is clear in his answers to any questions and concerns you may have and is highly responsive to email and chat, and to responses you leave in your notebooks. He truly wants to help you and to see you succeed, and he is always on your side. I highly recommend Probability Theory with Distance Calculus!





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Date Posted: Dec 8, 2020
Review by: Aileen C.
Courses Completed: Differential Equations
Review: This course may be more difficult than your average differential equations course, which better prepares you to use these skills in your degree. The self-learning does make learning some of the concepts challenging, but you get the help you need to understand these concepts.
Transferred Credits to: Johns Hopkins University





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Date Posted: Apr 30, 2020
Review by: Hannah J.
Courses Completed: Probability Theory
Review: Probability Theory was a great course. Very very thorough. I thought it would never end :). I was very prepared for my coursework in economics. Excellent refereshher of derivatives and integrals - really forced me to remember that stuff from freshman cal.
Transferred Credits to: Boston University