Multivariable Calculus Online Accredited CourseIt is important that any Multivariable 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 Multivariable 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 Multivariable Calculus from Distance Calculus @ Roger Williams University:
Earning Real Academic Credits for Calculus
Applied Calculus vs Calculus I
Distance Calculus - Student Reviews
Date Posted: Dec 20, 2019
Review by: Bill K.
Courses Completed: Calculus I, Calculus II, Multivariable Calculus, Linear Algebra
Review: I took the whole calculus series and Linear Algebra via Distance Calculus. Dr. Curtis spent countless hours messaging back and forth with me, answering every question, no matter how trivial they might seem. Dr. Curtis is extremely responsive, especially if the student is curious and is willing to work hard. I don't think I ever waited much more than a day for Dr. Curtis to get a notebook back to me. Dr. Curtis would also make videos of concepts if I was really lost. The course materials are fantastic. If you are a student sitting on the fence, trying to decide between a normal classroom class or Distance Calculus classes with Livemath and Mathematica, my choice would be the Distance Calculus classes every time. The Distance Calculus classes are more engaging. The visual aspects of the class notebooks are awesome. You get the hand calculation skills you need. The best summary I can give is to say, given the opportunity, I would put my own son's math education in Dr. Curtis's hands.
Transferred Credits to: None
Date Posted: Apr 5, 2020
Review by: Catherine M.
Courses Completed: Calculus I
Review: Calculus I from Distance Calculus was wonderful! I took AB Calculus in high school, but I didn't take the AP Calc exam. Instead I took Calculus I with Distance Calculus, and it was so much better! It was a little review of topics, but not really. I really understood calculus when I finished!
Transferred Credits to: University of Chicago
Date Posted: Jun 6, 2020
Review by: Douglas Z.
Courses Completed: Multivariable Calculus, Differential Equations, Linear Algebra, Probability Theory
Review: I loved these courses. So in depth and comprehensive. The mix of software and math curriculum was tremendously helpful to my future studies and career in engineering. I highly recommend these courses if you are bored of textbook courses.
Transferred Credits to: University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Distance Calculus - Curriculum Exploration
VC.02 - Perpendicularity
- V2: VC.02 - Perpendicularity:
- V2.1: VC.02 - Basics
- V2.1.a: VC.02.B1: The cross product X*Y of two 3D vectors is perpendicular to both X and Y
- V2.1.b: VC.02.B2: Planes in 3D
- V2.1.c: VC.02.B3: Normal vectors for curved surfaces in 3D
- V2.2: VC.02 - Tutorials
- V2.2.a: VC.02.T1: True scale plots via the options TrueProportions and StretchToFit
- V2.2.b: VC.02.T2: Flatness and plotting
- V2.2.c: VC.02.T3: Unit vectors and perpendicularity: Plotting curves on planes and a new, easy way of calculating the cross product.
- V2.2.d: VC.02.T4: Unit vectors and perpendicularity:Main unit normals, binormals, tubes, horns, and corrugations
- V2.3: VC.02 - Give It a Try
- V2.3.a: VC.02.G1: Plane fundamentals
- V2.3.b: VC.02.G2: Plotting on planes
- V2.3.c: VC.02.G3: Serious 3D plots: Tubes and ribbons
- V2.3.d: VC.02.G4: Experiments with linearizations
- V2.3.e: VC.02.G5: Badger borings
- V2.3.f: VC.02.G6: Using the product rule to break acceleration vectors into normal and tangential components
- V2.3.g: VC.02.G7: Using the normal vector to bounce light beams off surfaces
- V2.3.h: VC.02.G8: Kissing circles and curvature
- V2.3.i: VC.02.G9: Measurements with the cross product
- V2.3.j: VC.02.G10: Thumbs up or thumbs down
- V2.4: VC.02 - Literacy
- V2.5: VC.02 - Revisited
- V2.5.a: VC.02.B1 - Revisited
- V2.5.b: VC.02.B2 - Revisited
- V2.5.c: VC.02.B3 - Revisited
- V2.5.d: VC.02.T3 - Revisited
- V2.5.e: VC.02.T4 - Revisited
- V2.5.f: VC.02.G1.c - Revisited
- V2.5.g: VC.02.G2.c - Revisited
- V2.5.h: VC.02.G5 - Revisited
- V2.5.i: VC.02.G7 - Revisited
- V2.5.j: VC.02.G9.b - Revisited
- V2.5.k: VC.02.G10 - Revisited
- V2.5.l: VC.02.Literacy - Revisited