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College Catalog 2014-2015 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MATH 237 - Multivariable Calculus

For Fall 2014 this course will be offered as Multivariable Calculus, with the following description:
Differentiation and integration of functions of two and three variables. Applications of these, including optimization techniques. Also includes introduction to vector calculus, with treatment of vector fields, line and surface integrals, and Green’s Theorem.

For Spring 2015 this course will be offered as Applied Multivariable Calculus III, with the following description:
This course focuses on calculus useful for the mathematical and physical sciences. Topics include: scalar and vector-valued functions and derivatives; parameterization and integration over regions, curves, and surfaces; the divergence theorem; and Taylor series. Attention is given to both symbolic and numerical computing. Applications drawn from the natural sciences, probability, and other areas of mathematics.


  Prerequisite(s):   MATH 137  or a strong high school calculus at the level of AP calculus with a BC score of 4 or higher.

Every semester. (4 Credits)

Curricular Change: Permanent title/desc change effective Spring 2015 semester