Multivariable Calculus (Calculus 3) in High SchoolMany very motivated and eager high school students will finish Calculus AB (Calculus I) and Calculus BC (Calculus II) during their junior or senior year of high school.
If you finish these AP Calculus courses during your senior year, then one option to get ahead with your academic plan is to complete the next course - Calculus 3 (Calculus III) - Multivariable Calculus - during the summer before you start your new undergraduate university. Earning real collegiate academic credits for Multivariable Calculus and then transferring those credits to your new undergraduate college/university is an excellent way to start your new school with some advanced mathematics credits under your belt.
Some very eager students may finish Calculus I (AB) and Calculus II (BC) during their junior year of high school. For these students, enrolling in Multivariable Calculus, and perhaps Differential Equations and Linear Algebra, via Distance Calculus @ Roger Williams University is an excellent way to FINISH your lower division mathematics courses even before you step foot onto your new college/university campus the following Fall semester!
Here is a video about our Multivariable Calculus course via Distance Calculus @ Roger Williams University:
Multivariable Calculus & High School
After AP Calculus for High School Students
Distance Calculus - Student Reviews
Date Posted: Jan 19, 2020
Review by: Dan P.
Courses Completed: Calculus I, Calculus II
Review: I found the courses to be informative, enjoyable, and most importantly, effective in helping me learn the concepts of calculus. My math skills were always very weak, and I had a great deal of difficulty passing my undergrad math courses. The pace of a traditional classroom setting was just too quick for the concepts to really sink in. With Distance Calculus, I had courses that were taught with the full rigor of an on-campus class, but where I could take my time and really learn the material...all while having access to top-tier instructional help for real math professors and assistants. DC gave me the tools and the confidence I needed, so after successfully passing my DC courses, I moved on and completed a master's degree in CS.
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
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
Distance Calculus - Curriculum Exploration
VC.05 - 2D Measurements
- V5: VC.05 - 2D Measurements:
- V5.1: VC.05 - 2D Measurements - Basics
- V5.1.a: VC.05.B1: Measuring flow across a curve with the integral
- V5.1.b: VC.05.B2: Measuring flow along a curve with the integral
- V5.1.c: VC.05.B3: Measurements by path integrals
- V5.1.d: VC.05.B4: Directed curves; path integral; path independence, and graident fields
- V5.2: VC.05 - 2D Measurements - Tutorials
- V5.2.a: VC.05.T1: Backward and forward
- V5.2.b: VC.05.T2: Screwing up
- V5.2.c: VC.05.T3: Recognizing gradient fields: The gradient test
- V5.2.d: VC.05.T4: Line integrals
- V5.2.e: VC.05.T5: Summary of main ideas
- V5.3: VC.05 - 2D Measurements - Give It a Try
- V5.3.a: VC.05.G1: Flow along and flow across
- V5.3.b: VC.05.G2: Path integrals: Backward and forward
- V5.3.c: VC.05.G3: Calculations and interpretations
- V5.3.d: VC.05.G4: Water
- V5.3.e: VC.05.G5: Sources and sinks
- V5.3.f: VC.05.G6: Gradient fields are where the mathematical action is
- V5.3.g: VC.05.G7: Work and how the physicists measure it
- V5.3.h: VC.05.G8: Spin fields
- V5.3.i: VC.05.G9: "Calculus Cal" screws up again
- V5.3.j: VC.05.G10
- V5.4: VC.05 - 2D Measurements - Literacy