Math 356: Abstract algebra

MWF 11:00AM, HB 427

Office hours: M 1:00PM, W 10:00AM, F 3:00PM
Problem sessions: Mondays 7:00 PM, RH 123 (conducted by Luke Chuang)

John B. Fraleigh, A First Course in Abstract Algebra, Addison Wesley
Available at the bookstore

Problem sets(25%): These are generally due Wednesdays in class, with the first assignment due January 21

Midterm exams (20% each): To be given in class on Wednesday, February 11 and Friday, March 12

Final exam (35%): A closed book, three-hour, take-home exam.

Homework policies: While working out problems, feel free to talk to other students. However, you should write out your answers in your own words. Sample solutions for some problems from the text, worked out by Dr. David Hyeon, are available.

Any student with a documented disability needing academic adjustments or accommodations is requested to speak with me during the first two weeks of class. All discussions will remain confidential. Students with disabilities will need to also contact Disability Support Services in the Ley Student Center.

Contact information:
Brendan Hassett
Herman Brown 422
(713) 348-5261

Summer undergraduate research opportunities in the VIGRE program in Computational Algebraic Geometry