# STEM/Engineering Calculus Online Accredited Course

It is important that any Engineering Calculus course you wish to take online, you need to make sure this course is from a**regionally accredited college/university**so that the credits you earn from this course will actually transfer to your home college/university.

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: Jan 13, 2020*

Review by: Daniel Marasco

Courses Completed: Multivariable Calculus

Review: This course was more affordable than many, and the flexible format was terrific for me, as I am inclined to work very diligently on tasks on my own. It could be dangerous for a person who requires external discipline more, but it works well for self-starters, allowing you to prioritize when you have other pressing work. I was a full time teacher adding a math certification, and this course allowed me to master the math while working around my teaching schedule and fitting work into moments here and there when I had time. I was able to transfer the credits to Montana State University, Bozeman for my teaching internship program without a hitch. The instructors were all very helpful and patient, even when I failed to see a ridiculously simple solution on one problem after 20 emails back and forth. Overall, I was more pleased with my experience in this class than I was with any of my other 9 courses.

Transferred Credits to: Montana State University, Bozeman

*Date Posted: Apr 6, 2020*

Review by: Paul Simmons

Courses Completed: Multivariable Calculus, Differential Equations

Review: I took Multivariable and Diff Eq during the summer. The DiffEq course was awesome - very useful for my physics and engineering course. I was unsure about Mathematica at first, but I got the hang of it quickly. Thank you Distance Calculus!

Transferred Credits to: University of Oregon

*Date Posted: Apr 29, 2020*

Review by: Harlan E.

Courses Completed: Calculus I, Calculus II

Review: I did not do well in AP Calculus during my senior year in high school. Instead of trying to cram for the AP exam, I decided to jump ship and go to Distance Calculus to complete Calculus I. This was awesome! I finished Calculus I in about 6 weeks, and then I kept going into Calculus II. I started as a freshman at UCLA with both Calculus I and II done!

Transferred Credits to: University of California, Los Angeles

## Distance Calculus - Curriculum Exploration

### 1.03: Growth Rates

- M3: 1.03: Growth Rates:
- M3.1: 1.03 - Basics
- M3.1.a: 1.03.B1: Instantaneous growth rates
- M3.1.b: 1.03.B2: Instantaneous Growth Rate of Power Functions
- M3.1.c: 1.03.B3: The Instantaneous Growth Rate of Trig Functions
- M3.1.d: 1.03.B4: The Instantaneous Growth Rate of Exponential and Log Functions
- M3.2: 1.03 - Tutorials
- M3.2.a: 1.03.T1: Average growth rate versus instantaneous growth rate
- M3.2.b: 1.03.T2: Using the instantaneous growth rate f'(x) to predict the plot of f(x)
- M3.2.c: 1.03.T3: Spread of disease
- M3.2.d: 1.03.T4: Instantaneous growth rates in context
- M3.3: 1.03 - GiveItATry
- M3.3.a: 1.03.G1: Relating f(x) and f'(x)
- M3.3.b: 1.03.G2: Explaining LiveMath Derivative Output
- M3.3.c: 1.03.G3: Approximation of the instantaneous growth rate f'(x) by average growth rates
- M3.3.d: 1.03.G4: Using the instantaneous growth rate f'(x) to predict the plot of f(x)
- M3.3.e: 1.03.G5: Graphics action
- M3.3.f: 1.03.G6: Up and down, maximum and minimum
- M3.3.g: 1.03.G7: Spread of disease
- M3.3.h: 1.03.G8: Average growth rate versus instantaneous growth rate
- M3.3.i: 1.03.G9: Why folks study the instantaneous growth rate instead of instantaneous growth
- M3.4: 1.03 - Literacy
- M3.5: 1.03 - Revisited