Linear Algebra

Course Number: 
MATH 220
Course Credits: 
Course Description: 
MATH 220 is a first course in Linear Algebra. Content includes: systems of linear equations, matrices, matrix factorizations, vector spaces and subspaces, orthogonality, least squares, determinants, eigenvalues, and eigenvectors. Applications are taken from the sciences and engineering. 5 lecture hours. Satisfies science distribution area F requirement or specified elective for the AA degree.
Course Prerequisites: 
Prerequisites: A grade of "C" or better in MATH&151 or concurrent enrollment in MATH&151.
Course Outcomes: 
  • Use Matrices to Solve Systems of Equations
  • Factor a Matrix and Characterize its Four Subspaces
  • Compute Determinants and Understand Their Properties.
  • Compute Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors, and Diagonalize a Matrix.