MATH 415: Applied Linear Algebra

This information applies to high school level students only

This course is currently shut down; see a message from the NetMath Director here. The UIUC Mathematics Department has replaced this course with Math 257, which will be offered by NetMath in the Summer 8-week session. We are working on tools to offer the course more broadly in the self-paced format.


Introductory course emphasizing techniques of linear algebra with applications to engineering; topics include matrix operations, determinants, linear equations, vector spaces, linear transformations, eigenvalues, and eigenvectors, inner products and norms, orthogonality, equilibrium, and linear dynamical systems.


Prerequisite: Calculus III or equivalent

Courseware: TBD


Math 415 syllabus.pdf

NetMath 415 course overview.pdf

Credit Hours


Illinois High School Students  
Non-Illinois High School Students  


Exams: This course has multiple midterm exams and a final exam, all of which are proctored and may be taken online. See the NetMath Exams page for exam proctoring information.

Course Timeline:

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