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MATH 161 - Calculus for Physical Scientists II (GT-MA1)

  • 4 credits
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Transcendental functions, integration techniques, polar coordinates, sequences and series, with mathematical software. Graphing calculator required.

This course meets the All-University Core Curriculum (AUCC) requirements for Mathematics (Category 1B) and is approved under gtPathways in the content area of Mathematics (GT-MA1).


MATH 124 (Logarithmic and Exponential Functions (GT-MA1); MATH 160 (Calculus for Physical Scientists I (GT-MA1); Graphing calculator required. Must register for lecture and laboratory.

Important Information

Prerequisites will be strictly enforced. Degree-seeking students: Course registration eligibility is determined based on official transcripts you submit during the admissions process. Nondegree-seeking students: To receive approval to complete this course (1) email unofficial transcripts to Steve Benoit (in your email, state that you are submitting transcripts to determine math placement), or (2) complete the Math Placement Exam.

Textbooks and Materials

Section 801


  • Calculus: Single and Multivariable, 8th Ed. (2020)
    ISBN: 978-1119696551

Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.

  • Distance students are not required to purchase access to Pearson's "MyMathLab" as part of their text purchase.


Kaylee Fantin-Hardesty