The first course consists of four chapters:

Chapter One:  Vector; scalars and vectors, component of a vector, rules of vector arithmetic, norm of a vector, normalizing of vectors, dot product, cross product, product of three or more vectors, equations of lines in space, planes in 3-space.

Chapter Two:  Vector-valued functions: limits and continuity, derivatives, forms of a curve equation in space, parametric representation, unit tangent and normal vectors, curvature, radius of curvature, motion along a curve, velocity, acceleration and speed, normal and tangential components of acceleration.

Chapter Three: Partial differentiation: Function of two or more variables, limits and continuity, partial derivatives, partial derivatives of functions of two variables, partial derivatives of functions with more than two variables, the chain rule, the chain rule for derivatives, the chain rule for partial derivatives, directional derivatives and gradients, directional derivatives, the gradient, tangent plans and normal vectors, maxima and minima of functions of two variables, Lagrange multipliers.

 Chapter Four: Multiple integrals: Double integral, areas and volumes, double integral in polar coordinates, parametric surfaces, surface area, surface