Information on Math 520A
Algebra -- Doctoral Core I
Call No. 2744
January 19, 2007
|TIME OF MEETING:
|| Mon, Wed, & Fri 1:40 - 2:35. |
|| ES 142|
| Thomas Hungerford, Algebra,
| Springer, 1974, ISBN 0-387-90518-9, ISBN 3-540-90518-9.
| Advanced Linear Algebra (Math 524)
| or permission of the instructor, and
| an undergraduate course in abstract algebra
|| 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.
|Final examination||100||Tue. May 15, 3:30-5:30|
|Midterm test||50||Wed., Mar. 21, 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. With either of
those events the exam will be due at a time announced with its
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.