MATH-UA 148 Honors Linear Algebra

4 points. Offered in the fall and spring.

Course Description

This honors section of Linear Algebra is intended for well-prepared students who have already developed some mathematical maturity. Its scope will include the usual Linear Algebra (MATH-UA 140) syllabus; however this class will move faster, covering additional topics and going deeper. Vector spaces, linear dependence, basis and dimension, matrices, determinants, solving linear equations, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, quadratic forms, applications such as optimization or linear regression.


A grade of A- or better in MATH-UA 121 Calculus I or MATH-UA 211 Math for Economics I (for Economics majors) or the equivalent. Please reference the section "Are you ready for this class?" in the course syllabus.

Course Syllabus