Commuter Courses

Do you live within driving distance of Duke University? Are you a high school student interested in earning college credit? Commuter options are available to local, academically qualified 10th and 11th grade students (2023-2024 school year)! Discover courses from across the arts & sciences and earn college credit alongside Duke undergraduates.

Term 2 classes meet from July 1 - August 8, 2024. Final exams are scheduled for August 9 - 11, 2024.

Course information is occasionally updated. Please continue to monitor the website for any changes. 

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Second semester of introductory calculus with a laboratory component. Emphasis on laboratory projects, group work, and written reports. Methods of integration, applications of integrals, functions defined by integration, improper integrals, introduction to probability and distributions, infinite series, Taylor polynomials, series solutions of differential equations, systems of differential equations, Fourier series.

Meetings: Monday - Friday: 2:00PM – 4:00PM

Building: Physics 205

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Partial differentiation, multiple integrals, and topics in differential and integral vector calculus, including Green's theorem, the divergence theorem, and Stokes's theorem.

Meetings: Monday - Friday: 11:00AM – 12:15PM

Building: Physics 259

Prerequisite: AP humanities course (recommended)

The concept of beauty, the work of art, the function of art, art and society, the analysis of a work of art, criticism in the arts.

Meetings: Monday - Friday: 9:30AM – 10:45AM

Building: Allen 226 


Prerequisite: AP humanities course (recommended)

The major schools of classical Chinese philosophy: Confucianism, Moism, and Taoism. Confucianism on the ideals of harmonious human life; Moism's charge that Confucianism encourages an unjustified partiality toward the family; Taoism's claim that no logically consistent set of doctrines can articulate the 'Truth.' Debates and mutual influences among these philosophies. Comparisons between Chinese and Western cultures with respect to philosophical issues and solutions.

Meetings: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 10:00AM – 12:05PM

Building: Reubin-Cooke Building 128