University of Illinois
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Department of Mathematics
Mathematics 401, section E1
Second Course in Abstract Algebra, I
1:00 - 1:50 PM MWF
341 Altgeld Hall
Professor Daniel R. Grayson
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Office: 357 Altgeld Hall
Office phone: x3-6209 or 217-333-6209.

The course:

We will cover basic facts about groups, rings, fields, and set theory. Here is the current official syllabus, but ignore the textbook it mentions.

The text book:

The text book is Advanced Modern Algebra, by Joseph Rotman. But it's not in the book stores yet.


The grading:

The grade will consist of three parts weighted equally: homework, two hour exams, and a final exam.