Need some engineering advice

<p>By some cruel twist of fate, I ended up being forced into taking calc 2 over the summer at FSCJ (I am going into my sophomore year at UF this fall). The class has moved on remarkably slow and I believe we skipped a few topics. I have been looking over previous exams for calc 2 at UF and although I recognized some of the topics covered, it seemed worlds apart in terms of difficulty. I am just worried that taking it this summer has doomed me for future failure in other courses at UF and post graduation. Am I over thinking this or is it worth being concerned over?</p>

<p>Honestly, I think you are over thinking it..</p>

<p>I took Calc 1 at UF. That is one of the main reasons I've been concerned. It seemed so much more difficult and thorough as a course compared to FSCJ. I was initially supposed to take the course at UNF but it was full and FSCJ was my last option</p>

<p>If you had no prior experience with calculus by the time you took Calc 1, then Calc 1 is a more difficult class than calc 2 because you are building the foundation and learning the fundamentals of calculus. Calc 2 builds on that foundation and is actually a easier to learn. At least in my opinion. Calc 2 is mostly about remembering formulas, procedures, and techniques. It expands on your base rather than adding anything radically new. Albeit Infinite Series are new and different, if you felt you were fine with those, then you should do just fine. I've actually heard that they never really show up again after Calculus 2. I am a freshman taking calc 3 this fall.</p>

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<p>I've heard this too... I also chose to accept credit for Calc II and skip straight to Calc III, as I've been told they make it much harder than it should be (I also see little point in series and sequences). </p>

<p>I can't wait to start, it's the class I'm most looking forward to :)</p>

<p>Ok you guys made me feel a bit better about the situation. I guess I just expected it to be much harder than it ended up being and was getting used to UF's ways of over complicating things.</p>

<p>For the most part calc2 material only shows up again a bit in differential equations, but my professor did a full review of the material to the point where even if you'd forgotten everything (like I had) you'd still be fine.</p>