MATH 166

advanced calculus

An exploration of advanced techniques of integration. Applications of integration, including geometry, physics, polar coordinates and parametric curves, are explored. Power series are introduced and applications of approximating functions are given.

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There is a team based learning (TBL) version which is also being taught by Heather Bolles.

Information about computation of grades is found in assessments.


Minimum of C- in MATH 165 or high math placement scores


Thomas' Calculus, Early Transcendentals, 14th Edition, by George Thomas, Jr., Maurice D. Weir and Joel Hass. The course will cover chapters 6, 8, 10-11.


This course complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Sect 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. If you have a disability and anticipate needing accommodations in this course, please read the Math Student Disability Accommodation Policy and contact your primary instructor as soon as you become aware of your need (even if you have not yet obtained all the documentation). Requests for accommodations that are retroactive to contacting your primary instructor will not be honored.

You will need to obtain a SAN form with recommendations for accommodations from the Student Accessibility Services, located in Room 1076 on the main floor of the Student Services Building. Please call them at 515-294-7220 or email