- Instructor: Aaron Pollack; apollack@ucsd.edu
- TA: Hargun Bhatia; hpbhatia@ucsd.edu
- TA: Haotian Qu; haqu@ucsd.edu

- Pollack: Mondays and Wednesdays, 1:45pm-3pm, APM 7349
- Bhatia: Fridays, 4:00pm-6:00pm, HSS 5012
- Qu: Fridays, 1:00pm-3:00pm HSS 3044

- Monday 8 January: Introduction to course; Rings: definition and examples
- Wednesday 10 January: Rings: more definitions and examples
- Friday 12 January: Basic properties of rings; subrings
- Monday 15 January: No lecture (MLK day)
- Wednesday 17 January: Zero divisors; integral domains
- Friday 19 January: Fields
- Monday 22 January: ideals
- Wednesday 24 January: factor rings
- Friday 26 January: prime and maximal ideals
- Monday 29 January: maximal ideals
- Wednesday 31 January: ring homomorphisms
- Friday 2 February: the first isomorphism theorem
- Monday 5 February: The Chinese Remainder theorem
- Wednesday 7 February: Subrings of fields
- Friday 9 February: Exam 1
- Monday 12 February: Field of fractions of an integral domain
- Wednesday 14 February: Division with remainder
- Friday 16 February: Polynomials in one variable over a field
- Monday 19 February: No lecture (Presidents Day)
- Wednesday 21 February: The third isomorphism theorem
- Friday 23 February: Third isomorphism theorem (continued); irreducibility of polynomials
- Monday 26 February: irreducible polynomials over a field
- Wednesday 28 February: Unique factorization of polynomials
- Friday 1 March: Review
- Monday 4 March: Exam 2
- Wednesday 6 March: Vector spaces
- Friday 8 March: Vector spaces; field extensions
- Monday 11 March: linear algebra; splitting fields
- Wednesday 13 March: splitting fields
- Friday 15 March: splitting fields; finite fields

Homework is due by 10:00pm Pacific time on Gradescope on the days listed below

- Friday January 19th Homework 1
- Friday January 26th Homework 2
- Friday February 2nd Homework 3
- Friday February 9th Homework 4
- Friday February 16th Homework 5
- Friday February 23th Homework 6
- Friday March 1st Homework 7
- Friday March 8th Homework 8
- Friday March 15th Homework 9

- Exam 1: Friday February 9th (in class) Practice problems, Solutions
- Exam 1, Exam 1 Solutions
- Exam 2: Monday March 4th (in class) Practice problems, Solutions
- Exam 2, Exam 2 Solutions
- Final Exam: Wednesday March 20th 11:30am-2:30pm Practice problems, Solutions
- Final Exam, Final Exam Solutions