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

  • 4 credits

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 <ahref="">Steve Benoit (in your email, state that you are submitting transcripts to determine math placement), or (2) complete the <ahref="">Math Placement Exam.
For more information about this course, please contact Academic Success Coordinator, Paige Kanatous.

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.


Steven Benoit

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