Course Catalog - 2016-2017

     

MATH 354 - HONORS LINEAR ALGEBRA

Long Title: HONORS LINEAR ALGEBRA
Department: Mathematics
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Distribution Group: Distribution Group III
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Description: Vector spaces, linear transformations and matrices, theory of systems of linear equations, determinants, eigenvalues and diagonalizability, inner product spaces; and optional material chosen from: dual vector spaces, spectral theorem for self-adjoint operators, Jordan canonical form. Content is similar to that of MATH 355, but with more emphasis on theory. The course will include instruction on how to construct mathematical proofs. This course is appropriate for potential Mathematics majors and others interested in learning how to construct rigorous mathematical arguments. Recommended Prerequisite(s): A 200-level math class. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for MATH 354 if student has credit for MATH 355.