# Calculus Courses

Take free online calculus courses to build your math skills and improve your performance in school and at work. Learn calculus, precalculus, algebra and other math subjects with courses from top universities and institutions around the world on edX.

## What is Calculus?

Calculus is an area of mathematics that studies rates of change (differential calculus) and areas around curves (integral calculus). Calculus has broad applications in physics and other disciplines.

## Online Calculus Courses and Programs

Get an introduction to calculus with online courses from major universities and institutions worldwide including Harvard, MIT and TU Delft. Edx offers basic calculus courses and advanced programs designed to help you learn calculus in an engaging and effective online learning environment complete with video tutorials, calculus problems, quizzes and more.

Additionally, students can earn verified certificates in calculus and other mathematics disciplines from edX and the university offering the course, proof for teachers, employers and others of successful completion of the coursework. Get started learning calculus with one the following courses or programs.

Are you new to the study of calculus and want an introductory course that will help you understand the basics? Arizona State University offers a Precalculus course designed for you. This self-paced course covers the basics of linear, exponential, logarithmic, polynomial, rational and trigonometric functions and will prepare you for college-level calculus courses. Work through calculus practice problems to apply your skills and further your learning.

If you are ready for advanced calculus, check out Calculus Applied! from Harvard University. This exciting course will teach you how to apply the tools of calculus to real-world analysis. Through a series of case studies, you will look at how test makers use calculus functions to analyze test questions, how economists model price and demand using rates of change and much more. See calculus come to life with real practitioners guiding you along the way. The course is free to audit or students can pursue a certificate for a small fee.

Explore these and other free online calculus courses. Many courses are self-paced so you can enroll and start learning today.