MAT 397 is the third course in a three-semester sequence in calculus designed for mathematics, science, and engineering majors and those in other majors who intend to take advanced courses in mathematics.

Concepts covered in the course include: vectors, vector-valued functions, functions of several variables, partial derivatives, and multiple integration.


To register for this course, students must provide documents confirming completion of one of the following prerequisites:

  1. Passing Syracuse University MAT 295 and 296 with a grade of C- or better;
  2. Earning a score of 4 or better on the AP BC calculus examination; or
  3. Earning a qualifying score on university examinations

A class set of graphing calculators is required (recommended: Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus or TI-84 Plus).