Math 371 course page
## Lecture:

TR 10:30-noon DRL 4C2
## Midterms:

First midterm: Feb 11, in-class
Second midterm: Apr 26, in-class
## Office hours:

DRL 3N4B, TR noon-1:00pm or by appointment.
Ben's office hours, MW 12:30-1:30
## Textbook:

Artin: Algebra, but mainly I will follow my own notes.
## Material:

1. Introduction to rings; number theory in rings
Treat: Fermat's Last Thm for n=3
2. Galois theory
Treat: No "quadratic formula" for degree 5 equations; describe geometric objects constructible using compass and straightedge
3. Module theory
Treat: finitely generated modules over PID's
4. Group representations
Treat: Every group of order p^a*q^b is solvable.
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