
MAT 211 Introduction to Linear Algebra
 Course description (from the undergraduate bulletin):
Introduction to the theory of linear algebra with some applications; vectors, vector spaces, bases and dimension, applicatioms to geometry, linear transformations and rank, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, determinants and inner products.
May
not be taken for credit in addition to AMS 210.
 Prerequisite: C or higher in AMS 151 or MAT 131 or 141, or coregistration in MAT 126, or level 7 on the mathematics placement
examination.
 Credits: 3
 Class meetings: Monday and Wednesday, 9:10 10:30, Physics 117.
 Instructor: Olga Plamenevskaya.
 email: olga@math.sunysb.edu
 Office: 3107 in Math Tower
 Office hours: Mo 12:453:45pm in P143 Math Tower
 Grader:YuTin Huang
 email: yuhhuang@ic.sunysb.edu
 Office: 6117 in Math Tower
 Office hours: 4:005:00pm (in 6117)
 Textbook: Otto Bretscher, Linear Algebra with Applications, 4rd Ed., Pearson Prentice Hall. (ISBN 9780136009269).
 Homework is a compulsory part of the course. Homework assignments are due
each week at at the beginning of the Wednesday's class. Under no circumstances will late homework
be accepted.
 Exams: two Midterms and Final exam.
 Makeup policy: Makeup examinations are given only for work missed due to
unforeseen circumstances beyond the student's control.
 Grading system: The final grade is the weighted average according the following: homework 15%, Midterm I 25%, Midterm II 25%, Final 35%.
 Schedule (tentative)
 Math Learning Center,
located in the Math Tower SLevel, S240A may be
a useful source of help
if you have difficulties with your homework.
 Disability support services (DSS) statement:
If you have a physical, psychological, medical, or learning disability that may impact your course work, please contact Disability Support Services (631) 6326748 or http://studentaffairs.stonybrook.edu/dss/. They will determine with you what accommodations are necessary and appropriate. All information and documentation is confidential.
Students who require assistance during emergency evacuation are encouraged to discuss their needs with their professors and Disability Support Services. For procedures and information go to the following website: http://www.stonybrook.edu/ehs/fire/disabilities/asp.
 Academic integrity statement:
Each student must pursue his or her academic goals honestly and be personally accountable for all submitted work. Representing another person's work as your own is always wrong. Faculty are required to report any suspected instance of academic dishonesty to the Academic Judiciary. For more comprehensive information on academic integrity, including categories of academic dishonesty, please refer to the academic judiciary website at
http://www.stonybrook.edu/uaa/academicjudiciary/ .
 Critical incident management:
Stony Brook University expects students to respect the rights, privileges, and property of other people. Faculty are required to report to the Office of Judicial Affairs any disruptive behavior that interrupts their ability to teach, compromises the safety of the learning environment, and/or inhibits students' ability to learn.
