Math 4441/6441: Modern Algebra I (Fall 2017)


Basic information:


Textbook

TEXTBOOK: Basic Abstract Algebra (2nd edition or newer) by P. B. Bhattacharya, S. K. Jain and S. R. Nagpaul, Cambridge University Press. The lectures will be (mainly) based on this textbook.
ALTERNATIVE TEXTBOOK: A First Course in Abstract Algebra with Applications (3rd edition or newer) by J. J. Rotman, Pearson Prentice Hall.
ALTERNATIVE TEXTBOOK: Abstract Algebra (3rd edition or newer) by I. N. Herstein, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
ALTERNATIVE TEXTBOOK: A First Course in Abstract Algebra by J. B. Fraleigh.


Written Homework

Each homework set should be turned in on the due day at the beginning of the class. Your performance in the homework will affect your letter grades by the end of the semester. Remember: Show your step-by-step work, and no late homework is accepted.


Exams

There are two in-class midterm exams and a final exam, all held at Room 527 Langdale Hall.



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