Course Syllabus:

Meeting times: MW 5:00pm-6:15pm

Meeting place: Griffin 267

Final Exam: Monday December 8 from 4:30pm-7:15pm

Office hours:

MW 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

(or by appointment --


Class assignments:

Assignments have three parts A, B, and C.

A is a reading quiz due before class, B is due at midnight after class, and C is due at midnight after the following class. All assignments are collected electronically on CANVAS.

Course Description:

Quartic Catacaustic

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.

Course text:

Abstract Algebra, 3rd edition by Dummit and Foote