A first course in linear algebra, emphasizing the algebra of matrices and vector spaces. Recommended for students majoring in mathematics or related areas. Recommendation of the Mathematics Department or at least a grade of "C in each of the prerequisite courses is required.
This course introduces students to the study of mathematical structures and their properties. Topics include introductory number theory, sets, operations, groups, rings, fields, and homomorphisms between these structures. Emphasis will be on theory and proof.