Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2023


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MATH 354 002 (CRN: 14605)


Department: Mathematics
Instructor: Varilly Alvarado, Anthony
Meeting: 10:00AM - 10:50AM MWF (21-AUG-2023 - 1-DEC-2023) 
Part of Term: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Distribution Group: Distribution Group III
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Section Max Enrollment: 75
Section Enrolled: 62
Enrollment data as of: 1-MAR-2024 3:13PM
Additional Fees: None
Final Exam: Scheduled Final Exam-OTR Room
Final Exam Times:
7:00PM - 10:00PM R
7:00PM - 10:00PM R
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): MATH 102 or MATH 106. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for MATH 354 if student has credit for MATH 355.