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MA304A: Introduction to Complex Analysis (Fall 2018)

Calendar Description

Functions of a complex variable; transformations; integration; Taylor and Laurent expansions; theory of residues.


MA104 or MA200, and MA201.


Professor Shengda Hu (PhD)
Office: LH3036 (Lazaridis Hall)
Telephone: x2223
Office Hours: Monday and Wednesday 10:30 a.m. - 11:20 a.m., Tuesday 8:30 a.m. - 9:20 a.m., or by appointment.
E: shu@wlu.ca


Monday, Wednesday and Friday 8:30 a.m. - 9:20 a.m. in 1C17 (Arts Building)


Complex Variables and Applications, 8th Edition by J. Brown and R. Churchill, McGraw-Hill, 2008.


No calculator is allowed.


Materials related to this course and the full course outline will be posted on the MA304 MyLearningSpace website. You are responsible for checking here on a regular basis for important announcements.


A final mark out of 100 will be calculated as follows:

  • Assignments (four sets, submitted on Fridays: Sept. 21, Oct. 19, Nov. 9 and Nov. 30): 20%
  • Midterm Exam (Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018, in class): 35%
  • Final Exam: (2.5 hours, exact date, time and location to be announced): 45%

The final mark will be reported as a letter grade in accordance with the conversion table of the current undergraduate calendar.

This document is a summary of the course outline for MA304 and is provided for the convenience of students.