Diagnostic for Path 3

We offer Math 1310, and Math 1320, and Math 2310 for Path 3

  • Math 1310, Calculus 1, is a 4 credit course designed to answer the question "How do we describe how things change?" for STEM majors. This is sometimes called Differential Calculus.
  • Math 1320, Calculus 2, is a 4 credit course designed to answer the question "What happens when we accumulate an infinite number of quantities?" for STEM majors. This is sometimes called Integral Calculus.
  • Math 2310, Calculus 2, is a 4 credit course designed to answer the question "What does Calculus look like in higher dimensions?" for STEM majors. This is sometimes called Multivariable Calculus.

Lou's List has more complete descriptions of each of these courses.

Which course is the best place to start?

  1. Have you not taken calculus course before? Has it been quite awhile since your last calculus course?
    • Math 1310 is probably your best starting point.
  2. Are you trying to decide betwen Math 1310 and Math 1320? You will need to do 3 things.
  3. Are you trying to decide betwen Math 1320 and Math 2310? You will need to do 5 things.
    • Take the 1310/1320 self-paced diagnostic (see first bullet in #2).
    • Check your answers to the 1310/1320 self-paced diagnostic (see second bullet in #2).
    • Take this self-paced Diagnostic.
    • Check your answers with this solution guide.
    • Use this advice to decide which course to take.