MODERN ALGEBRA 1 - MAS 5311


1) Semester:   Fall 2012

2) Course Reference Number:    81056

3) Course Credit Hours: 3

4) Meeting Times: MW 5:00 - 6:15

5) Meeting Location: WH 269

6) Required Textbook: Algebra by Thomas W. Hungerford


7) Course description:     Graduate level introduction to basic theory of groups. Topics include groups, subgroups, homomorphisms, normality and quotient groups, isomorphism theorems, representation of finite abelian groups, normal series, the Sylow theory, and related topics.

8) Prerequisite(s): graduate standing

9) Student Learning Outcomes:

                                                (i) University Goal #6 - Information literacy

                                                (ii) University Goal #7 - Problem-solving abilities

                                                (iii) University Goal #8 - Technological literacy


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