MTH 162: Calculus IIA

Note: If this course is being taught this semester, more information can be found at the course home page.

Cross Listed



MTH 161

This course is a prerequisite or co-requisite for

Nearly all math courses require the first year calculus sequence or equivalent (MTH 141 - 143, MTH 161 - 162, or MTH 171 - 172). Two years of calculus are required to major in mathematics. Most science courses require between one and two years of calculus. See Choosing a Calculus Sequence.


Topics covered

Applications of integration including areas, volumes, work, and arc length. Techniques of integration including integration by parts, trigonometric substitution, partial fractions. Improper integrals. Calculus with parametric curves and polar coordinates. Sequences, series, tests for convergence including comparison tests, integral test, alternating series test, ratio test, root test. Taylor and Maclaurin series.

See Choosing a Calculus Sequence.