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

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: 

Instructor:  Dr. Matthew Papanikolas 


Office Hours:  Mon. & Fri. 1:002:30 




Office:  321 Milner 

Office Phone:  8451615 

Email:  map@math.tamu.edu 




Recommended Textbook:  Algebra, by Thomas W. Hungerford, SpringerVerlag, ISBN 0387905189. 




Prerequisites:  Math 653: Algebra I, or equivalent 




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




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. 

There will be a takehome midterm exam during the semester as well as a twohour cumulative final exam. The dates and times are listed below. 

Midterm Exam 
Final Exam 

Date/Time 
Mar. 9 (Fri) 
May 9 (Wed) 
Location 
N/A 
ENPH 205 

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%.