Algebra) - Spring 2010
- Lectures: MWF 10:00-10:50am, in WLH 2114.
Office Hours: MW 12-1,
in AP&M 6256.
Phone: 858-534-6297; E-mail: email@example.com
Teaching Assistant: AMY IRWIN STOUT -
Sections: T 2-2:50pm,
in AP&M B412.
Office Hours: T 1-2pm, Th 4:30-5:30pm, in AP&M 6331.
WHAT IS MATH 100C? This is the third
undergraduate course in abstract algebra. In this course, we explore
fields, field extensions and Galois theory. In the process, we will
briefly revisit some topics in group theory.
TEXT Beachy, J. A. and
Blair, W. D. Abstract Algebra,
(Waveland Press Inc., 2006). You
are expected to read the text BEFORE each lecture.
- Midterm I - Wednesday, April 21, 10:00am, in WLH 2114.
- Midterm II - Monday, May 17, 10:00am,
in WLH 2114.
- Final Exam - Monday, June 7,
8:00-11:00am. Location: WLH 2114. Topics:
Chapter 6: 6.1 - 6.5 + Theorem 6.6.1 and Corollary 6.6.2; Chapter
8: 8.1 - 8.3.
- No notes, textbooks,
are allowed during exams. No make-up exams will be given and no late
homework will be accepted.
- Cheating on an exam results
in 0 points for
that exam, as well as
further disciplinary action.
read very carefully the following ACADEMIC
- Midterms 1+2: 20% each; Final Exam: 40%;
Homework: 20%. The grading will be done on a curve, the median
corresponding to a B-/C+.
Help with mathematical problems:
Help with personal problems which
affect your class work:
- Section: Ask
questions in section --- this is one of the main reasons why sections
- Office Hours: You
are strongly advised to take full advantage of your professor's and
- Classmates: Sometimes
a classmate can help. Sometimes you can learn by working out problems
together with your classmates.
- Talk to the professor or, if appropriate, your