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Course Credit by Examination
MATH 2302—Calculus II

Four Semester Hours

QV 1/13


University Requisite: C or better in MATH 2301

Course Description

Second course in calculus and analytic geometry with applications in the sciences and engineering. Includes techniques of integration, conic sections, polar coordinates, infinite series, vectors, and vector operations.

Textbook and Supplies

Steward, James. Essential Calculus with Early Transcendentals. 2nd ed. Brooks Cole, 2012. [ISBN: 9781133112280]

Reading Assignments

Although the following schedule does not relate to this Course Credit by Examination course, it shows you how the topics are covered in the classroom course. The topics are as follows: 

  • Week 1: Integration by Parts, Partial Fractions 
  • Week 2: Approximate Integration, Improper integrals 
  • Week 3: Areas between Curves, Volumes 
  • Week 4: Applications in Physics & Engineering, Differential Equations 
  • Week 5: Sequences, Series 
  • Week 6: The Integral and Comparison Tests 
  • Week 7: Other Convergence Tests, Power Series 
  • Week 8: Representations as Power Series
  • Week 9: Taylor and Maclaurin Series, Applications of Taylor Polynomials 
  • Week 10: Curves Defined by Parametric Eqs., Calculus with Parametric Curves 
  • Week 11: Polar Coordinates, 3-D Coordinate Systems 
  • Week 12: Vectors, Dot Product, Cross Product 
  • Week 13: Equations of Lines and Planes, Cylinders, and Quadric Surfaces 
  • Week 14: Vectors Functions and Space Curves 
  • Week 15: Arc Length & Curvature, Motion in Space

Nature of the Examination

The examination will consist of 20 problems on integration, sequences, and series and vector functions by utilizing the knowledge and abilities covered above.