Eligibility: CTY-level or Advanced CTY-level math score required
Prerequisites: Successful completion of AP Calculus BC or equivalent
Course Format: Individually Paced
Course Length: Typically 6 months
Recommended School Credit: One full year of high school credit equal to or greater than an AP class or one semester of college credit
Course Code: MVC
Multivariable Calculus is an online and individually-paced course that covers all topics in JHU's undergraduate Calculus III: Calculus of Several Variables course. In this course, students will extend what was learned in AB & BC Calculus and learn about the subtleties, applications, and beauty of limits, continuity, differentiation, and integration in higher dimensions. Computer-based interactives, homework and quizzes help to reinforce concepts taught in the class. Online course materials supplement the required textbook.
Each student is assigned to a CTY instructor to help them during their course. Students can contact their instructor via email with any questions or concerns at any time. Live one-on-one online review sessions can be scheduled as well to prepare for the graded assessments, which include quizzes, homework, midterm exams, and a cumulative final. Instructors use virtual classroom software allowing video, voice, text, screen sharing and whiteboard interaction.
For a detailed list of topics, click the List of Topics tab.
A textbook purchase is required for this course:
Multivariable Calculus, 8th edition, by James Stewart
The material is also included in Calculus, 8th edition, by James Stewart
Only one of the textbooks listed on this page is required for this course.
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to demonstrate mastery over the following topics:
This course requires a properly maintained computer with high-speed internet access and an up-to-date web browser (such as Chrome or Firefox). The student must be able to communicate with the instructor via email. Visit the Technical Requirements and Support page for more details.