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 print out assignments, write out solutions, then scan their written work and upload it to Moodle. 


Testing

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

Proctorship Information: This course requires that you obtain a proctor. Please see our Proctor Information for further instructions.


Course Options

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 to apply.