Fall 2021

Groups, Rings, and Fields

Listed in: Mathematics and Statistics, as MATH-350

Formerly listed as: MATH-26

Moodle sites: Course  |  Section 01  |  Section 02  |  Section 03

Faculty

Robert L. Benedetto (Sections 01 and 03)
Harris B. Daniels (Section 02)

Description

A brief consideration of properties of sets, mappings, and the system of integers, followed by an introduction to the theory of groups and rings including the principal theorems on homomorphisms and the related quotient structures; integral domains, fields, polynomial rings. Four class hours per week.

Requisite: MATH 211 and either MATH 271 or 272, or consent of the instructor. Students with a grade of B+ or lower in linear algebra are encouraged to take another 200-level course with proofs before taking MATH 350.

Limited to 25 students. Fall semester: Professor R. Benedetto. Spring semester: Professor Daniels. 

If Overenrolled: In the Fall, preference will be given to MATH majors

Keywords

Quantitative Reasoning

Offerings

2022-23: Offered in Fall 2022, Spring 2023
Other years: Offered in Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Fall 2016, Spring 2018, Fall 2018, Spring 2019, Fall 2019, Spring 2020, Fall 2020, Spring 2021, Fall 2021, Spring 2022, Fall 2022