# Math 567: Abstract Algebra II

This is the second semester of an an introductory graduate-level course on abstract algebra. Having covered groups, rings, and vector spaces in 566, the goal of this semesterâ€™s class is to discuss the theory, uses, and applications of modules and fields.

## Syllabus

For more details, see the Course Syllabus.

## Books

The textbook series for the course is *Algebra* (2nd ed) by Michael
Artin.

Coming to class is important - some of the material covered in class will not be found in the textbook. The final exam and homework may feature some of these topics as well.

## Office hours

My office is Weber 125, near the tea room. Come find me:

- Wednesday 12-1 pm
- Thursday 8 pm on Zoom (Meeting ID: 873 0031 2375 Passcode: Symmetry)
- By appointment (Email me at Maria [dot] Gillespie [at] colostate [dot] edu)
- If my office door is open, come in and say hi!

## Homework

The homework will be posted here as the course progresses.

Homework 1. Due Jan 28 in class.

Homework 2. Due Feb 4 in class. (Moved to Monday, Feb 7 due to the snow day.)

Homework 3. Due Feb 11 in class.

Homework 4. Due Feb 18 in class.

Homework 5. Due Feb 25 in class.

Homework 6. Due Mar 4 in class.

Homework 7. Due Mar 11 in class.

Homework 8. Due Mar 25 in class.

Homework 9. Due Apr 1 in class.

Homework 10. Due Apr 8 in class.

Homework 11. Due Apr 15 in class.

Homework 12. Due Apr 22 in class.

Homework 13. Due Apr 29 in class.

Homework 14. Due May 6 in class.

## Presentations

Each student will give three homework presentations; see the Syllabus for details.

## Final Exam

The final exam for this course will also count as the Algebra II qualifier. It will be on May 11 at 7:30-9:30 AM.

## Grades

Grades will be posted on Canvas, which is pretty much the only thing Canvas will be used for.