This course discusses the basic elementary facts about the integers, groups, rings, integral domains, and fields. It is recommended strongly for all students planning to go to graduate school in mathematics.
1 course with a minimum grade of C- from (MATH240, MATH461, MATH340); and 1 course with a minimum grade of C- from (MATH341, MATH241); and minimum grade of C- in MATH310.
Level of Rigor
Contemporary Abstract Algebra, by J. Gallian
Abstract Algebra, by I.N. Herstein
Chemistry, Engineering, Physics, and Astronomy
If you like this course, you might also consider the following courses
MATH406, MATH456, MATH404, MATH405
Duplicate credit with MATH402
Students interested in grad school in MATH should strongly consider this course