Mathematics Department - Math 451 - Abstract Algebra I

Math 451 - Abstract Algebra I

General Information (Catalog listing)

01:640:451-452Abstract Algebra I,II (3,3) Rigorous study of abstract algebraic systems including groups, rings, and fields.
Prerequisites: Permission of department and instructor. For students preparing for graduate study in the mathematical sciences.

This course forms part of the Honors Track sequence. Application for admission may be made in the Undergraduate Office using the special permission form for honors courses (green form).

Schedule Archives

Fall 2018 Schedule

Spring 2015 course webpage

Recommended Textbook

Michael Artin; Algebra (second edition); Prentice-Hall, 2011 (560 pp.); (ISBN: 0-13-241377-9; ISBN13: 9780132413770)

Note: Material covered in Math 451 and 452 is determined by the instructor. While the recommended text is always useful for reference, it will not necessarily be followed closely by the instructor.

Sample Syllabus

Fall 2007   and   Spring 2013

Previous semesters
Year451, Fall452, Spring
2014-15Prof. Lyons Prof. Tunnell
2013-14Prof. Luo Prof. Tunnell
2012-13Prof. Borisov Prof. Weibel
2011-12Prof. CherlinProf.Lyons
2010-11Prof. LyonsRobert Wilson
2008-0 Simon ThomasProf. Lepowsky
2007-08 Prof. W. CookProf. Lepowsky
2006-07 Prof. F. LuoProf. Lepowsky

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