Multivariable and Vector Calculus
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The full-time program Physical Systems and Applied Mathematics covers Differential Equations and Multivariable & Vector Calculus (in fall) and Linear Algebra (in winter), all at the upper division science level. Each of these subjects is available to students as stand-alone 4 credit courses by taking a partial credit option within Physical Systems and Applied Mathematics . The prerequisite for any of these courses is proficiency in one year of introductory calculus (including both differential and integral calculus). Students must demonstrate meeting prerequisites through completion of an application form and a diagnostic entrance exam, available at https://sites.evergreen.edu/psam1617/ .
Multivariable and Vector Calculus is a rigorous course in applied mathematics, and will include concepts, procedures, and applications of: vector-valued functions, partial derivatives and multiple integrals; gradients, divergence, and curls; Stoke’s Theorem, Green’s Theorem, and The Divergence Theorem. Throughout the quarter, concepts and procedures of multivariable and vector calculus will be used to solve problems in physics. Collaborative learning and context-based problem solving will be emphasized. Students will be evaluated on engagement, homework, quizzes, and exams. Students successfully completing this portion of the program may be awarded 4 credits of upper division science credit in Multivariable and Vector Calculus.
This offering will prepare you for careers and advanced study in:
Mathematics, science, engineering, economics, and education.
Credits per quarter
Proficiency in one year of introductory calculus (including both differential and integral calculus).
- Enhanced Online Learning - This offering requires access to web-based tools, but use of these tools does not displace any face-to-face instruction.
Upper division science credit:
Students successfully completing this portion of the program may be awarded 4 credits of upper division credit in Differential Equations.
Class Size: 10
Scheduled for: Day
First class meeting: Monday, September 26 at 9am (Sem II D3105)
Located in: Olympia
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