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Calculus III

Prerequisite: Calculus I, or equivalent.

Textbook: James Stewart, Calculus: Early Transcendentals, 9th edition

The following topics and corresponding sections of the course textbook (Calculus, Early Transcendentals, by Stewart) are likely to be covered by the instructor. The exact topics covered will be chosen by the instructor, and will vary somewhat from section to section.

  • Vectors and the Geometry of Space (Chapter 12)
    (including Conic sections, 10.5)
  • Vector Functions (Chapter 13)
    (arc length and curvature, 13.2, is an optional topic)
  • Partial Derivatives (Chapter 14)

Note: problems will not be assigned from these chapters that require use of the techniques of integration taught in Calculus II.

A sample syllabus is available.

Information on Calculus Classes:

Calculus Director: George Dragomir
Calculus III Coordinator: George Dragomir

Help Room Schedule:  502 Milstein Center (Barnard Campus)

Free Calculus Bootcamp

Columbia and Barnard students can use the class key columbia 2136 3739 to access a Calculus Bootcamp class on WebAssign, which is specifically designed to prepare students for Calculus I, II, or III. It serves as a valuable resource, aiding in the review of essential concepts within these calculus courses. Access to the WebAssign Calculus Bootcamp is free throughout the month of January. To register, use the provided class key and choose “Temporary Access” during the registration process.

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