MATH 416: Abstract Linear Algebra Summer


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.


Math 416 Syllabus.pdf


MATH 241; MATH 347 is recommended

Credit Hours



Summer Semester courses have fixed tuition rates based on your College, year in school and other factors. Summer tuition rate information

This course uses the Moodle online system. Students must be able to view assignments online, write out solutions, then scan or take a photo of their written work and upload it to Moodle.


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

Proctorship Information: 

This course has online exams. Please see our Exam Proctoring page <> for further instructions.

Course resources

A course Instructor will be available to assist with this course.

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Course Options

Please refer to the table for different course options to take this NetMath course.

Course Timeline: This is an 8-week Summer Semester II course with fixed dates for submitting homework assignments and taking exams. Course Start Date is 6-15-20 and End Date is 8-7-20. No extensions are allowed in this course.