Fall 2019 MATH 250A 001 LEC

Groups, Rings, and Fields
Schedule: 
SectionDays/TimesLocationInstructorClass
001 LECTuTh 09:30AM - 10:59AMDwinelle 219Richard E. Borcherds22648
UnitsEnrollment Status
4Closed
Additional Information: 

Prerequisites: None, but 113 and 114 strongly recommended for undergraduates

Description: Group theory, including the Jordan-Holder theorem and the Sylow theorems. Basic theory of rings and their ideals. Unique factorization domains and principal ideal domains. Modules. Chain conditions. Fields, including fundamental theorem of Galois theory, theory of finite fields, and transcendence degree.

Office: 927 Evans Hall

Office Hours: 11:00-12:30 Tuesday Thursday

Required Text: Lang, Algebra, 3rd edition

Grading: Letter grade.

Homework: Assigned each week on the course webpage below

Course Webpage: https://bcourses.berkeley.edu/courses/1482045