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Undergraduate Catalog 2009-10 
Undergraduate Catalog 2009-10 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MATH 3300 - Modern Algebra I

This course introduces the abstract algebraic concepts of groups, rings, and fields, and shows how they relate to the problem of finding roots of polynomials. Topics include: Properties of the integers, congruences, the Euclidean algorithm, groups, subgroups, cosets, Lagrange’s theorem, direct product, isomorphism, symmetric groups, rings, integral domains, polynomial rings, fields, field extensions, quotients of polynomial rings.

Prerequisites & Corequisites: Prerequisite: MATH 3140.

Credits: 4 hours

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