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Term Subject Catalog # Title Credits / Units
Summer 2020 MATH 035 Introduction to Abstract Algebra 4 cr.
Class Session Time Syllabus
1 5-week summer Mon - Fri MATH-035-5

Description

This abstract algebra course examines the fundamental properties of basic algebraic structures, especially rings and groups, through concrete examples. Topics discussed mainly cover: sets, groups, permutation groups, cyclic groups, Lagrange’s Theorem, subgroups, normal subgroups, quotient groups, direct product of groups, homomorphism and isomorphism of groups, group actions, the Sylow theorems, ring theory, ideals and quotient rings, Euclidean domains, principle ideal domains, unique factorization domains, and polynomial rings.

Prerequisite(s)

MATH 026 Linear Algebra