Syllabus for Math
317, Section D1, Fall 2002
Introduction to Abstract Algebra
Texts: Algebra, pure and applied, A. Papantonopoulou
Professor: Eugene Lerman
Office: 336 Illini Hall
Phone: (217) 244-9510
(the best way to contact Eugene Lerman)
Home page: https://faculty.math.illinois.edu/~lerman
Office Hours: MW 1-1:50 pm and/or by appointment
Prerequisites: Officially Math 247 and 315, or
equivalent. In practice, willingness to think abstractly.
We will study Chapters 0 - 9.
Homework: Homework problems are to be assigned
once a week. They are due on Monday of the following week. No
late homework will be accepted.
Exams: There will be quizzes, two midterms and a
final. You have to pass the final to pass the course. All exams will be closed book. The midterms will take place on
October 14 and December 4 (the dates are
subject to change). The final, according to the non-combined final
examination schedule is to take place on
December 18, 8 am in the regular classroom.
Grade: The formula for the course grade is roughly
There will be NO CURVE
final exam = 35 %
2 midterms at 20 % each = 40%
homework, quizzes, class participation etc = 25%
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