I. General Information
1. Course Title:
Linear Algebra
2. Course Prefix & Number:
MATH 2457
3. Course Credits and Contact Hours:
Credits: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0
4. Course Description:
Systems of linear equations, matrices, determinants, vector spaces, linear transformations, eigenvalues and eigenvectors.
5. Placement Tests Required:
6. Prerequisite Courses:
MATH 2457  Linear Algebra
A total of 1 Course(s) from...
9. Corequisite Courses:
MATH 2457  Linear Algebra
There are no corequisites for this course.
II. Transfer and Articulation
1. Course Equivalency  similar course from other regional institutions:
Name of Institution

Course Number and Title

Credits

St. Cloud State University

MATH 312. Linear Algebra

3

Bemidji State University

MATH 3310 LINEAR ALGEBRA

4

III. Course Purpose
1. ProgramApplicable Courses – This course is required for the following program(s):
Name of Program(s)

Program Type

Engineering

AS

2. MN Transfer Curriculum (General Education) Courses  This course fulfills the following goal area(s) of the MN Transfer Curriculum:
Goal 4 – Mathematical/Logical Reasoning
IV. Learning Outcomes
1. CollegeWide Outcomes
CollegeWide Outcomes/Competencies 
Students will be able to: 
Apply abstract ideas to concrete situations 
Apply concepts and theorems to solve application problems. 
2. Course Specific Outcomes  Students will be able to achieve the following measurable goals upon completion of
the course:
Expected Outcome

MnTC Goal Area

Clearly express mathematical ideas in writing.

4

Explain what constitutes a valid mathematical argument.

4

Apply higherorder problemsolving strategies.

4

Apply appropriate technology.

4

V. Topical Outline
Listed below are major areas of content typically covered in this course.
1. Lecture Sessions
Systems of linear equations

Matrices

Determinants

Vector spaces

Linear transformations

Eigenvalues and eigenvectors

I. General Information
1. Course Title:
Linear Algebra
2. Course Prefix & Number:
MATH 2457
3. Course Credits and Contact Hours:
Credits: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0
4. Course Description:
Systems of linear equations, matrices, determinants, vector spaces, linear transformations, eigenvalues and eigenvectors.
5. Placement Tests Required:
6. Prerequisite Courses:
MATH 2457  Linear Algebra
A total of 1 Course(s) from...
9. Corequisite Courses:
MATH 2457  Linear Algebra
There are no corequisites for this course.
II. Transfer and Articulation
1. Course Equivalency  similar course from other regional institutions:
Name of Institution

Course Number and Title

Credits

St. Cloud State University

MATH 312. Linear Algebra

3

Bemidji State University

MATH 3310 LINEAR ALGEBRA

4

III. Course Purpose
1. ProgramApplicable Courses – This course is required for the following program(s):
Name of Program(s)

Program Type

Engineering

AS

2. MN Transfer Curriculum (General Education) Courses  This course fulfills the following goal area(s) of the MN Transfer Curriculum:
Goal 4 – Mathematical/Logical Reasoning
IV. Learning Outcomes
1. CollegeWide Outcomes
CollegeWide Outcomes/Competencies 
Students will be able to: 
Apply abstract ideas to concrete situations 
Apply concepts and theorems to solve application problems. 
2. Course Specific Outcomes  Students will be able to achieve the following measurable goals upon completion of
the course:
Expected Outcome

MnTC Goal Area

Clearly express mathematical ideas in writing.

4

Explain what constitutes a valid mathematical argument.

4

Apply higherorder problemsolving strategies.

4

Apply appropriate technology.

4

V. Topical Outline
Listed below are major areas of content typically covered in this course.
1. Lecture Sessions
Systems of linear equations

Matrices

Determinants

Vector spaces

Linear transformations

Eigenvalues and eigenvectors

VI. Textbook and Supplemental Reading Materials
Textbooks

Author(s)

Title(s)

Publisher(s)

Edition/Date(s)

Steven J. Leon

Linear Algebra with Applications

Pearson Prentice Hall

7^{th} ed./2006

Other Materials

TI89, TI92, TI92Plus, or TI Voyager graphing calculator
