A Second course in Abstract Algebra, MATH 516, Fall 2020
Instructor: Daniel Groves, 727 SEO e.mail
MWF, 10:00-10:50AM, On Webex. See Blackboard page for information.
(Or, you can make an apointment by e.mail or try stopping past my office.)
Text: "Algebra: Chapter 0" by Paolo Aluffi, GSM 104. American Mathematical Society, 2009.
Syllabus: Download here.
This is a first year graduate course on abstract algebra. The plan is to cover approximately the material in Chapters I-VII of Aluffi's text.
Homework sets will be due every week.
There will be a take-home midterm exam, due on [A date TBA].
There will be an take-home final exam, which will be due on [A date TBA].
The relative weightings of these items will be: Homework 50%, Midterm 20%, Final 30%.