#### Description

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.

#### Prerequisites

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

Advanced

Sample Textbooks

Contemporary Abstract Algebra, by J. Gallian

Abstract Algebra, by I.N. Herstein

Applications

Chemistry, Engineering, Physics, and Astronomy

If you like this course, you might also consider the following courses

MATH406, MATH456, MATH404, MATH405

Additional Notes

Duplicate credit with MATH402

Students interested in grad school in MATH should strongly consider this course