MATH 416: Abstract Linear Algebra


Overview

Math 416 is a rigorous, abstract treatment of linear algebra. Topics to be covered include vector spaces, linear transformations, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, diagonalizability, and inner product spaces. The course concludes with a brief introduction to the theory of canonical forms for matrices and linear transformations. 

Credit is not given for both MATH 416 and either MATH 410 or MATH 415.

For more details see: Mathematics courses at Illinois.


Syllabus

Math 416 Syllabus.pdf


Prerequisites

MATH 241; MATH 347 is recommended

Credit Hours

3

Tuition

Undergraduate Students  
Graduate Students  
Courseware Cost None

Students must be able to view assignments online, write out solutions, then scan or take photos of their written work and upload it to Moodle. 

Students with a Bachelor's degree will be assessed graduate level tuition rate for this course. However, one cannot receive graduate level credit for courses numbered below 400 at the University of Illinois.


Testing

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

Proctorship Information: All exams in this course may be taken online. Please see our Proctor Information for further instructions.


Course Options

Please Note:

Students currently registered in a University of Illinois Graduate Degree program will be restricted from registering in 16-week Academic Year-term NetMath courses. Matriculating UIUC Grad students will be allowed to register in Summer Session II NetMath courses. 

This page has information regarding the self-paced, rolling enrollment course. If you are a UIUC student interested in taking a course during the summer, you may be interested in a Summer Session II course.


INSTRUCTOR

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


Course Timeline

Your time in the course begins on the date your registration is processed. This course is 16 weeks long with the possibility of purchasing an extension. Eligible students may purchase up to two 1-month extensions for $300 each. Click here for information about extensions for this course. Click here to apply for an extension.