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Mansfield University... Developing Tomorrow's Leaders Mathematics - Course Goals, Objectives, and Outcomes


MA 3280 Linear Algebra


Course Objectives: This course will:

  1. Present basic concepts of matrices and matrix algebra
  2. Present methods of solving systems of linear equations
  3. Present basic concepts of vector spaces
  4. Present concepts of linear transformations
  5. Present the concept of and methods of computing determinants
  6. Present methods of computing and using eigenvalues and eigenvectors.

Student Learning Outcomes: Students in this course will:

  1. Demonstrate comprehension of matrices and matrix algebra.
  2. Demonstrate understanding of and the ability to solve systems of linear equations.
  3. Demonstrate comprehension of vector spaces.
  4. Demonstrate comprehension of linear transformations.
  5. Demonstrate comprehension of determinants.
  6. Demonstrate comprehension of and ability to compute eigenvalues and eigenvectors.