MATH 417 E13 - Intro to Abstract Algebra
Fundamental theorem of arithmetic, congruences. Permutations. Groups and subgroups, homomorphisms. Group actions with applications. Polynomials. Rings, subrings, and ideals. Integral domains and fields. Roots of polynomials. Maximal ideals, construction of fields. Course Information: 3 or 4 undergraduate hours. 3 or 4 graduate hours. 4 hours of credit requires approval of the instructor and department with completion of additional work of substance. Prerequisite: Either MATH 416 or one of ASRM 406, MATH 415 together with one of MATH 347, MATH 348, CS 374; or consent of instructor.
This course is restricted to Mathematics majors initially, but the restriction will be removed during business hours on May 7, 2020. Some seats are reserved for off-campus transfer students in majors requiring this course. Any remaining seats would be released on the Friday before fall classes begin.
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Course Level: Graduate