Multivariable Calculus - After the AP Calculus AB and BC CoursesAn excellent path towards academic achievement in university calculus is to take the Multivariable Calculus course after you have completed the high-school AP Calculus AB and BC courses.
Some students pass the AP Calculus AB and/or BC exams at a 3, 4, or 5, earning college credit at their college or university they will attend after high school.
Keep the ball rolling! Many motivated high school students take the Distance Calculus Multivariable Calculus course after they complete the AP Calculus AB and BC course at their high school.
Distance Calculus does not require a specific score on the AP Calculus BC exam - completion of your high school AP Calculus BC course is sufficient to meet the prerequisite for the Distance Calculus Multivariable Calculus course. Although earning course credit for Calculus I (Calculus AB) and/or Calculus II (Calculus BC) is advantageous for an eager high school student, sometimes the high stakes AP Calculus exam is not for everyone. It is more important to keep your math studies going forward, and Distance Calculus Multivariable Calculus can be your platform to earn real, transferrable college credits, not just a score on a standardized exam.
Here is a video on the AP Calculus exams and our Multivariable Calculus course:
What To Do After the AP Calculus Exams
Skip (or Not Pass) The AP Calculus Exam
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 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
Date Posted: Feb 25, 2020
Review by: Jessica M.
Courses Completed: Applied Calculus
Review: I highly recommend this course. I started the Kennedy School at Harvard with a last-minute admission, but my application required the Liberal Arts calculus course, so I had to finish the course in 3 weeks. Diane was an awesome instructor! The class was surprisingly interesting. If you need to take calculus fast, this is the program to use.
Transferred Credits to: Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
Distance Calculus - Curriculum Exploration
- P0: Getting Started:
- P0.1: Welcome
- P0.1.a: Welcome to the Course
- P0.1.b: Equipment You Will Need
- P0.1.c: Communication
- P0.1.d: How The Course Works
- P0.2: Installing Software
- P0.3: Webcam For Creating Videos
- P0.3.a: Introduction
- P0.3.b: Setting Up The Camera
- P0.3.c: Windows: Using Movie Maker
- P0.3.d: Macintosh: Various Recording Software
- P0.3.e: 2010 Webcam Update
- P0.4: Handing In Your Work
- P0.4.a: Using FTP Uploader
- P0.4.b: Checking Your Hand-In Folder
- P0.4.c: 2010 Update: Handing-In Your Work
- P0.5: Using Your Scanner
- P0.6: Getting HW Back