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MA304A: Introduction to Complex Analysis (Winter 2018)

Calendar Description

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


MA104 or MA200, and MA201.


Professor Kaiming Zhao (PhD)
Office: LH3042 (Lazaridis Hall)
Office Hours: Monday, Wednesday and Friday 11:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.m., or by appointment.
Email: kzhao@wlu.ca


Monday, Wednesday and Friday 10:30 a.m. - 11:20 a.m. in 1C16 (Arts Building)


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


Only non-programmable, non-graphing calculators are allowed during the midterm test, and the final examination.


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:

  • Four Assignments: 20%
  • Midterm Exam (Friday, Mar. 2, 2018, in class): 30%
  • Final Exam: (2 hours, exact date, time and location to be announced): 50%

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.