TIME OF MEETING: | Mon, Wed, & Fri 1:40 - 2:35. |
PLACE: | ES 152A |
INSTRUCTOR: | W. F. Hammond, ES 137A, phone 442-4625. |
Office hours: Mon. & Wed. 2:45 - 3:30 | |
Email: hammond@math.albany.edu | |
World Wide Web: http://www.albany.edu/~hammond/ | |
TEXT: | Thomas Hungerford, Algebra |
Springer, 1974, ISBN 0-387-90518-9, ISBN 3-540-90518-9. | |
PRE-REQUISITE: | Math 524 or permission of the instructor. |
Groups, fields, Galois theory.
Between Math 520A and Math 520B it is expected that about 80% of the syllabus for the Preliminary Ph.D. exam in algebra should be covered.
Event | Weight | Date |
Final examination | 100 | Fri. May 6, 3:30-5:30 |
Midterm test | 50 | Wed, Mar. 9, in class |
Written Assignments (5 @ 10 each) | 50 | |
Weekly quizzes (10 @ 5 each) | 50 | |
Total weight | 250 |
The instructor reserves the option of substituting “take-home” exams for the scheduled midterm and final examinations. In either event the exam will be due at a time announced with its distribution.
Attendance at class meetings is a requirement for passing the course unless the student has been granted a special exception in advance. Unexcused absence may result in failure or grade reduction. There will be no excused absences from tests except for compelling emergencies and religious holidays.