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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Maalot Educational Network | Evaluated Learning Experience

Linear Algebra (MAT320)


Classroom: 39 hours (13 weeks); Distance/Hybrid: Varies. 

Traditional classroom-based offered at Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations. Distance learning and hybrid options available.

September 2009 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Online/distance learning
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: understand vectors and vector spaces; solve systems of linear equations; perform matrix arithmetic; solve equations involving matrices; define and use determinants, minors, cofactors, classical ad joints, eigenvalues, and eigenvectors of matrices, canonical form of matrices, and invariant subspaces; show that a set of vectors is linearly independent and/r spanning a vector space; define and find the dimension; define and find the rank and nullity of a matrix; find the row space, column space and null space of a matrix; use inner and cross products and the scalar triple product.


Topics covered include: vectors, linear equations and systems of linear equations, matrices, vector spaces, basis and dimension, linear transformations, determinants, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, characteristic equation, diagonalization and general inner products. Corequisites: Pre- Calculus (MAT129) or Calculus I (MAT231).

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Mathematics (2/11) (4/16 revalidation) (3/21 revalidation).