MATH& 254 Calculus IV (5)
(Formerly MATH-224) Topics of multivariable calculus are presented geometrically, numerically, and algebraically. Emphasis is on problem-solving and understanding concepts. Computers and graphing calculators are used as tools to assist the student in learning to think mathematically. Topics include cylindrical and spherical coordinates, vector valued functions, functions of several variables, partial differentiation, gradients, and double and triple integrals and vector calculus, including Green’s and Stokes’ theorems. Graphing calculator required.
Prerequisite: MATH& 153 with a minimum grade of C- or appropriate math placement and department permission and ENGL/ 095 with a minimum grade of C or assessment above ENGL/ 095.