Vector Calculus Online Accredited CourseIt is important that any Vector 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 Vector 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 Vector Calculus from Distance Calculus @ Roger Williams University:
Earning Real Academic Credits for Calculus
Applied Calculus vs Calculus I
Distance Calculus - Student Reviews
Date Posted: Mar 17, 2020
Review by: Rebecca M.
Courses Completed: Calculus II, Multivariable Calculus
Review: Fantastic courses! I barely made it through Cal 1, and halfway through Cal 2 I found this program. I took Cal 2 and then Multivariable and I just loved it! SOOOOOOO much better than a classroom+textbook class. I highly recommend!
Transferred Credits to: Tulane University
Date Posted: May 3, 2020
Review by: Andris H.
Courses Completed: Applied Calculus
Review: I found out from my MBA program that I needed to finish calculus before starting the MBA. They told me 3 weeks before term started! I was able to finish Applied Calculus from Distance Calculus. Definitely a great class. Thanks Distance Calculus!
Transferred Credits to: SUNY Stony Brook
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
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