Math 200B (Graduate
Algebra) - Winter 2006
Professor: CRISTIAN D.
Lectures: MWF 10:00-10:50am in AP&M 7421; Problems and additional topics session
(professor's courtesy): F 9-9:50am in AP&M 7421.
Office Hour Schedule: MW 12:00
- 1:00pm in AP&M
Phone: 858-534-6297; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Office Hours: MW 1:00-2:00pm and by appointment
in AP&M B301.
Office: AP&M B301; phone:
858-534-4368; E-mail: email@example.com
WHAT IS MATH 200B? This is the second quarter
in a year-long graduate course in abstract algebra. This course
various topics in Ring Theory and Module Theory.
TEXT D. Dummit and R. Foote,
Abstract Algebra, Third Edition
(John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2004)
- Final Exam - Tuesday,
8:00-11:00am, in AP&M 7421. Topics:
comprehensive. Click here and here for copies of the
final exam. Important Note:
The first problem on the second final exam (dated May 2006) is flawed.
Either disregard it or, better yet, discover the flaw and give some
No notes, textbooks, calculators
are allowed during the final exam. No make-up exams will be
Cheating on an exam results in zero points for that exam, as well as
further disciplinary action. Please read the following ACADEMIC INTEGRITY GUIDELINES.
- All topics discussed in class (during
regular lecture hours as well as the problems and additional topics
sessions) and all topics assigned for individual reading will be part
of the examination material.
- Algebra Qualifying Exam (Spring - Fall
2005) - Click on Topics (Note: this list
only covers Math 200A/B - pure algebra; for Math 200C, please contact
Wee Teck Gan.)
Homework: 30%. Your grade in this class should be a strong
how you will perform on your Algebra Qualifying Exam next Fall:
A = PhD Pass, A- = Provisional
PhD Pass, B+/B = Master's Pass, B- or lower = Fail.
Help with mathematical problems:
Help with personal problems which
affect your class work:
- Office Hours: You
are strongly advised to take full advantage of your professor's and
- Classmates: Sometimes
a classmate can help. Sometimes you can learn by working out problems
together with your classmates.
- Talk to the professor or, if appropriate, your