MATH 4340

MATH 4340

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.

Honors version of a course in abstract algebra, which treats the subject from an abstract and axiomatic viewpoint, including universal mapping properties. Topics include groups, groups acting on sets, Sylow theorems; rings, factorization: Euclidean rings, principal ideal domains and unique factorization domains, the structure of finitely generated modules over a principal ideal domain, fields, and Galois theory. The course emphasizes understanding the theory with proofs in both homework and exams.

When Offered Spring.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: MATH 4330 or permission of instructor.
Forbidden Overlaps Forbidden Overlap: due to an overlap in content, students will not receive credit for both MATH 3340 (formerly MATH 4320) and MATH 4340.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5415 MATH 4340   LEC 001