Spring 2018 Math 603 Algebra

General Info

Instructor: Julia Hartmann, DRL 4N38
(215)898-7847, hartmann@math.upenn.edu
Office Hours Fr 9-10 and by appointment
Lecture: MW 10:30-12, 4C8
Certain classes may be moved to a Friday, with appropriate notice.
Textbook: Algebra
Thomas W. Hungerford
Springer Verlag 2003, ISBN 978-0387905181
The textbook is meant as a main reference for the course. I will be giving other references during the class.


Course Content

The course will cover modules, commutative rings, fields, and Galois theory. A preliminary syllabus can be found here . The topics in parentheses are not relevant for place out exams.

Grading Policy

Weekly homework assignments will be posted. The due date is posted with each respective assigment.
There will be a written exam at the end of the semester.
Grading will be based equally on the homework and the exam.

Expectations

Please sign up for Canvas notifications as I will make announcements there.
Not all of the material covered in this class will be from the textbook. It is very important that you attend the lecture and take notes.