MATH-GA.2130-001 Algebra I

3 points

Course Description

Basic concepts of groups, rings and fields. Symmetry groups, linear groups, Sylow theorems; quotient rings, polynomial rings, ideals, unique factorization, Nullstellensatz; field extensions, finite fields.


Elements of linear algebra and the theory of rings and fields.

Recent Offerings

**Experimental and won't be ready by August 1st**

Term Instructor(s) Schedule Course Website
Fall 2021 A. Pirutka Tuesdays, 1:25-3:15PM TBA


Sample Exams


Recommended Texts

  • Artin, M. (2010). Featured Titles for Abstract Alagebra [Series]. Algebra (2nd ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson
  • Chambert-Loir, A. (2004). Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics [Series]. A Field Guide to Algebra (2005 ed.). New York, NY: Springer-Verlag
  • Serre, J-P. (1996). Graduate Texts in Mathematics [Series, Vol. 7]. A Course in Arithmetic (Corr. 3rd printing 1996 ed.). New York, NY: Springer-Verlag