MTH 254 Multivariable Calculus

The fourth course in the calculus sequence for students majoring in mathematics, science and engineering. Topics include vectors in 2 and 3- space, graphs, contour maps and equations of multivariable functions and partial derivatives, directional derivatives, optimization of services, cylindrical and spherical coordinates, multiple integrals and their applications.




Prerequisite: MTH 252 Integral Calculus or equivalent with a grade of C or better.


Lower Division Transfer (LDT) Course

General Education Requirements

AAS Math/Computation, AGS Math/Science, AAOT Science/Math Non Lab, AS Math, AAOT Math,


Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
Demonstrate an understanding of vectors, vector operations, and apply vectors to solve application problems in 2D and 3D. Graph and write equations for functions in 3D. Apply limits and derivatives to multivariate functions. Apply integration techniques to multivariate functions.