Algebra) - Winter 2011
- Lectures: MWF 8:00-8:50am, in AP&M B412
Office Hours: MW 9-10,
in AP&M B412.
Phone: 858-534-6297; E-mail: email@example.com
Teaching Assistant: RYAN RODRIGUEZ -
Sections: T 6-6:50, in WLH
Office Hours: T 4-5, W 3-4 in 6414.
WHAT IS MATH 103B?
This is the second
undergraduate course in modern algebra. In this course we continue to
from the theory of rings, fields, and vector spaces. We will
cover most of Chapters 12-19 in the textbook as well as some
basic definitions and properties of vector spaces over arbitrary fields.
TEXT Gallian, J. A., Contemporary Abstract Algebra, Seventh
(Brooks/Cole, 2010). You
are expected to read the text BEFORE each lecture. The students
enrolled in this class are expected to be familiar with the material in
Chapters I-XI of the textbook (covered in Math
103A, which is a background requirement for Math
- Midterm I - Wednesday, January 26, 8:00am, in AP&M B412.
Topics: Chapters 12, 13. Exam1
- Midterm II - Wednesday, February 23, 8:00am,
in AP&M B412.
Topics: Chapters 14, 15. Exam2
- Final Exam - Monday, March 14, 8:00am-11:00am.
Location: AP&M B412. Topics:
No notes, textbooks, calculators
are allowed during exams. No make-up exams will be given and no late
homework will be accepted. Cheating on an exam results in 0 points for
that exam, as well as
further disciplinary action. Please
read very carefully the following ACADEMIC
- Midterms 1+2: 20% each; Final Exam: 40%;
Homework: 20%. The grading will be done on a curve, the median
corresponding to a B-/C+.
Help with mathematical problems:
Help with personal problems which
affect your class work:
- Section: Ask
questions in section --- this is one of the main reasons why sections
- 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