Math 3214: Calculus of Several Variables

CRN 85340
Class Policy Sheet
MWF 1:25PM - 2:15PM, McBryde Hall 307

Instructor: Professor Yuriko Renardy (
Office: Femoyer Hall 406 (top floor)
Office Hours: MWF 9:30am-10am, 11:10am-noon, 2:25pm-3:10pm. Other times by appointment.

Course Content:
This course covers the calculus of functions whose domain and/or range is/are multidimensional. The topics covered will include both differential and integral calculus of such functions: differential operators, such as the divergence and curl, integral operations, such as line integrals and surface integrals, with emphasis on Green's theorem, Stokes' theorem, and the Divergence theorem.

Required Textbook Vector Calculus, sixth edition, by Jerrold E. Marsden and Anthony J. Tromba. You are expected to have this on the first day of class. It is your responsibility to have the correct edition.

MATH 2204.

Final Exam Schedule: Dec 9, 2016, 1:05PM-3:05PM. Please check your final exam time here.


  • There are four closed book exams including a comprehensive final exam. Each counts 25%. A score of 90% will guarantee an A-, 80% a B-, 70% a C-, and 60% a D-.
  • Calculators, cell phones, laptops, tablets, are not permitted in exams.
  • Virginia Tech Honor System Information:
    The Undergraduate Honor Code pledge that each member of the university community agrees to abide by states: "As a Hokie, I will conduct myself with honor and integrity at all times. I will not lie, cheat, or steal, nor will I accept the actions of those who do." Students enrolled in this course are responsible for abiding by the Honor Code. A student who has doubts about how the Honor Code applies to any assignment is responsible for obtaining specific guidance from the course instructor before submitting the assignment for evaluation. Ignorance of the rules does not exclude any member of the University community from the requirements and expectations of the Honor Code. For additional information about the Honor Code, please visit:
  • Missed Work If you miss an exam, your score is zero unless the absence is cleared through the office of the Dean of Students; the excused grade is replaced by the final exam grade. There is no make-up exam.
    Student Responsibility
  • Class attendance.
  • Complete all assigned work on time, and use available resources to check correctness. Homework is not collected and you are encouraged to work together, use my office hours, and class time to clarify concepts.
  • IMPORTANT: Please check that you are registered for this section.
  • Special needs:Students who need accommodation for a disability (learning mode, psychological, physical, etc.), or emergency medical information to share with me, or would need special arrangements in case the building must be evacuated, please feel free to meet with me to discuss what can be done to help fulfill the requirements of the class. Also, they may contact the Dean of Students who will see that their special needs are considered and appropriately addressed. Students requiring testing accomodations must work through the appropriate university offices; Any paperwork must be completed and validated prior to the first test.