Math 654 (Section 600) -- Spring 2007

Algebra II

MWF 11:30-12:20
MILN 216

http://www.math.tamu.edu/~map/courses/654-sp07/


Homework


Course Description:


This course will be a continuation of Math 653: Algebra I from last semester. The course will focus on the following topics as time permits:
  • field theory
  • algbebraic extensions
  • Fundamental theorem of Galois theory
  • modules over rings
  • Noetherian rings and modules
  • local rings and modules, Nakayama's lemma
  • Hilbert's Nullstellensatz
  • exact sequences and introduction to homological algebra
  • tensor products and multi-linear algebra
  • projective and injective modules

Course Information:


Instructor: Dr. Matthew Papanikolas


Office Hours: Mon. & Fri. 1:00-2:30





Office: 321 Milner


Office Phone: 845-1615


E-mail: map@math.tamu.edu





Recommended Textbook: Algebra, by Thomas W. Hungerford, Springer-Verlag, ISBN 0-387-90518-9.





Prerequisites: Math 653: Algebra I, or equivalent





Course Webpage: http://www.math.tamu.edu/~map/courses/654-sp07/





Course Work and Exams: There will be regular homework assignments, as well as a midterm exam and a final exam. Schedules and grading policies are outlined below.

Exam Schedule:


There will be a take-home midterm exam during the semester as well as a two-hour cumulative final exam. The dates and times are listed below.


Midterm Exam

Final Exam

Date/Time

Mar. 9 (Fri)
take-home, due in class

May 9 (Wed)
10:30-12:30

Location

N/A

ENPH 205

Grading:


Your final grade will be determined by the total number of points obtained on exams and homework. Out of 300 total points, each component contributes to your grade as follows:

Component

Points

Homework

100

Midterm

100

Final

100

Grades will be distributed along the following basis: A 90%-100%, B 80%-89.9%, C 70%-79.9%, D 60%-69.9%, F 0%-59.9%.




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