Spring 2018

Groups, Rings and Fields

Listed in: Mathematics and Statistics, as MATH-350

Formerly listed as: MATH-26


Jamie L. Juul (Sections 01 and 02)


A brief consideration of properties of sets, mappings, and the system of integers, followed by an introduction to the theory of groups and rings including the principal theorems on homomorphisms and the related quotient structures; integral domains, fields, polynomial rings. Four class hours per week. 

Requisite: MATH 271 or 272 or consent of the instructor. Students with a grade of B+ or lower in linear algebra are encouraged to take another 200-level course with proofs before taking MATH 350. Limited to 25 students. Fall semester: Visiting Professor Zhang. Spring: Visiting Professor Juul.

If Overenrolled: In the Fall, preference will be given to MATH majors

Cost: 25 main book, 26 + 12 for recommended books ?


Quantitative Reasoning


2017-18: Offered in Fall 2017 and Spring 2018
Other years: Offered in Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Fall 2014, Spring 2015, Fall 2015, Spring 2016, Fall 2016, Spring 2017