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Diff. EQ. and Vector Analysis at the same time?

  1. Apr 17, 2009 #1
    Thinking about doing this. I've already taken Linear Algebra and Cal. III. Diff. EQ. and Vector Analysis will probably be the only two courses I take in the fall. I MIGHT take the stupid only Writing Intensive core I need, but I can do whatever class that is at almost any time.

    So, what do you think?
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  3. Apr 17, 2009 #2
    If the Vector Analysis class is in any way similar to the Vector Calculus course I took, you should be fine.

    How are you only taking two courses in the fall?
  4. Apr 17, 2009 #3
    Partly due to financial constraints, working 20 hours a week, work/class schedule conflicts, and chiefly not wanting to inundate myself with courses where I need to adequately absorb the material.

    What's wrong with only taking two courses in the fall? I take courses in the summer, too, by the way to cushion my not taking THAT many courses in the main semesters.
  5. Apr 17, 2009 #4
    Nothing wrong with it I guess, it's just on the very slow side of achieving a degree and doesn't exactly appear to be a good thing if you're a full time student.

    But since you're having to work and whatnot you're basically a part timer, which is fine.
  6. Apr 17, 2009 #5
    Yeah, I'm a part-timer. Hopefully, by the time I finish, it will have taken me about six years to finish my Physics BS, which isn't too bad.
  7. Apr 23, 2009 #6
    MATH 3331: Differential Equations
    Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisites: MATH 2433 and MATH 2331 (formerly 2431). Systems of ordinary differential equations; existence, uniqueness and stability of solutions; initial value problems; bifurcation theory; Jordan form; higher order equations; Laplace transforms. Computer assignments are required.

    MATH 3335: Vector Analysis
    Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: MATH 2433 or approval of department chair. Algebra and calculus of vectors, vector differential operators, Green's and Stokes' theorems, curvilinear coordinates, tensors.
  8. May 5, 2009 #7
    What about these two math courses and an additional non-science course? Would that be pushing it?
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