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MATH 3310 Introduction to Abstract Algebra (Fall/Spring: 3 )

Course Description

This course studies four fundamental algebraic structures: groups, including subgroups, cyclic groups, permutation groups, symmetry groups and Lagrange's Theorem; rings, including sub-rings, integral domains, and unique factorization domains; polynomials, including a discussion of unique factorization and methods for finding roots; and fields, introducing the basic ideas of field extensions and ruler and compass constructions.


Prerequisites: MATH2210 and MATH2216

Cross listed with:

Comments: Students may not take both MATH3310 and MATH3311.

Last Updated: 25-Feb-14