# STEM/Engineering Calculus Fall 2020 Online Calculus Academic Credits

Distance Calculus @ Roger Williams University operates 24/7/365 with open enrollment outside of the traditional academic calendar. We offer all of our courses during the Summer, Fall, Winter, before semesters traditionally start, after semesters start, during vacation weeks ... I think you get the idea :)M

If you wish to complete a Engineering Calculus course online, make sure you take this course from a

**regionally accredited college/university**so that the credits you earn from this course will actually transfer to your home college/university.

The free courses available from the MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) like edX, Coursera, Udacity, Khan Academy, MIT Open Courseware, etc. are really excellent courses, but they do

**NOT**result in transferrable academic credits from an accredited university!

There are more than a few actual colleges/universities offering STEM/Engineering Calculus courses online. Be careful as you investigate these courses - they may not fit your needs for actual course instruction and timing. Most require you enroll and engage your course during their standard academic semesters. Most will have you use a publisher's "automated textbook" which is .... um .... well, if you like that kind of thing, then you have a few options over there at those schools.

Distance Calculus is all about real university-level calculus courses - that's all we do! We have been running these courses for 20+ years, so we know how to get students through the these courses fast fast fast!

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

## Earning Real Academic Credits for Calculus

## Applied Calculus vs Calculus I

## Distance Calculus - Student Reviews

*Date Posted: Feb 23, 2020*

Review by: Carl Conners

Courses Completed: Multivariable Calculus, Differential Equations, Linear Algebra

Review: After a really rough first year of calculus, I completed all of the second year calculus courses with Distance Calculus. It was like night and day the difference. My first year was so boring and monotonous. Multivariable Calculus, Differential Equations, and Linear Algebra through Distance Calculus were just so much different - so not boring at all. I thoroughly enjoyed these courses. So engaging.

Transferred Credits to: Michigan State University

*Date Posted: Jan 19, 2020*

Review by: William Williams

Student Email: wf.williamster@gmail.com

Courses Completed: Linear Algebra, Probability Theory

Review: I have difficulty learning calculus based math, akin to dyslexia when examining the symbolic forms, equations, definitions, and problems. Mathematica based calculus courses allowed me to continue with my studies because of the option of seeing the math expressed as a programming language for which I have no difficulty in interpreting visually and the immediate feedback of graphical representations of functions, equations, or data makes a huge impact on understanding. Mathematica based calculus courses should be the default method of teaching Calculus everywhere.

Transferred Credits to: Thomas Edison State College

*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

## Distance Calculus - Curriculum Exploration

### 1.09: ParamPlot

- M9: 1.09: ParamPlot:
- M9.1: 1.09 - Basics
- M9.1.a: 1.09.B1: Parametric plots in two dimensions: Circular parameters
- M9.1.b: 1.09.B2: Parametric plots of curves in three dimensions
- M9.1.c: 1.09.B3: Parametric plots of surfaces in three dimensions
- M9.1.d: 1.09.B4: Derivatives for curves given parametrically: The cycloid
- M9.2: 1.09 - Tutorials
- M9.2.a: 1.09.T1: Parametric plotting for projectile motion
- M9.2.b: 1.09.T2: Parametric plotting for designing a cam
- M9.2.c: 1.09.T3: Parametric plotting of the predator-prey model
- M9.2.d: 1.09.T4: Quick calculations
- M9.3: 1.09 - Give It a Try
- M9.3.a: 1.09.G1: Quick calculations
- M9.3.b: 1.09.G2: Parametric plotting of circles and ellipses in two dimensions
- M9.3.c: 1.09.G3: Elliptical orbits of planets and asteroids
- M9.3.d: 1.09.G4: Parametric plotting of circles, tubes and horns in three dimensions
- M9.3.e: 1.09.G5: Surfaces you can make by rotating curves
- M9.3.f: 1.09.G6: Projectile marksmanship
- M9.3.g: 1.09.G7: More cams
- M9.3.h: 1.09.G8: Parametric plotting of a predator-prey model in which the prey don't reproduce and the predators don't die
- M9.3.i: 1.09.G9: Politics and the environment
- M9.3.j: 1.09.G10: Epidemics
- M9.3.k: 1.09.G11: Collision?
- M9.4: 1.09 - Literacy