MATH 285: Differential Equation


Intended for engineering students and others who require a working knowledge of differential equations; included are techniques and applications of ordinary differential equations and an introduction to partial differential equations.


Prerequisite: Calculus III (or equivalent)

Courseware: This course uses the CAS-ILE™ online system, which costs $99. Please see our CAS-ILE Overview page for more information.


Math 285 syllabus.pdf

NetMath 285 course overview.pdf

Credit Hours


This information applies to high school level students only


Illinois High School Students  
Non-Illinois High School Students  
Courseware Cost $99

This course uses the CAS-ILE online system, which costs $99. Please see CAS-ILE Overview Page for more information.


Individual students enrolled in this course are assigned to a course mentor.


Exams: This course has two 90-minute mid term tests and a 3-hour final exam.

Proctorship Information: This course requires that you obtain a proctor. For most high school students, the High School Coordinator also acts as a proctor for the exams. For more information, see our High School Courses page or Proctor Information page.

Course Timeline:

Course Timeline (high school students): This course is 9 months long.