MCS 313: Abstract Algebra (Fall 2012)

Tentative Reading and Test Schedule


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Week Dates Monday Wednesday Friday
1 9/3-7 Chapter 0
Preliminaries
Chapter 0
Properties of Integers
2 9/10-14 Chapter 0
Catch up
Chapter 0
Modular Arithmetic
Chapter 1
Dihedral Groups
3 9/17-22 Chapter 2
Groups
Chapter 2
Group Properties
Chapter 3
Finite Groups
4 9/24-28 Chapter 3
Subgroups
Chapter 4
Cyclic groups
Chapter 4
Cyclic groups
5 10/1-5 Fact test #1 Nobel
No class
Review/go over test
6 10/8-12 Chapter 5
Permutation Groups
Continued Continued
7 10/15-19 Continued Midterm exam Chapter 6&10
Isomorphisms
8 10/22-26 Reading day Chapter 6&10
Isomorphisms
Chapter 6
Automorphisms
9 10/29-11/2 Chapter 7
Cosets
Chapter 7
Lagrange's Theorem
Chapter 8
Direct Products
10 11/5-9 Chapter 8 Chapter 9
Normal Subgroups
Chapter 9
Factor groups
11 11/12-16 Chapter 9 Chapter 9 Chapter 9 - Internal products
12 11/19-23 Fact Test #2 Thanksgiving break Thanksgiving break
13 11/26-30 Chapter 10
Group Homomorphisms
Chapter 10 Chapter 11
Fundamental Theorem
14 12/3-7 Chapter 11
Fundamental Theorem
Chapter 12 and Chapter 14
Rings & Ideals
Chapter 12 and Chapter 14
Rings & Ideals
15 12/10-14 Chapter 13
Integral Domains
Chapter 14
Rings & Ideals
Review

Final: Tuesday, December 18, from 10:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m. in OHS 318