Dec 05, 2023  
2010-2011 Catalog 
2010-2011 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MTH 541 - Topics in Abstract Algebra

4 credits each
The following and other topics are offered as needed. Repeat credit is offered for distinct topics.

Groups: Involves careful study of groups, includ­ing normal subgroups, group morphisms, iso­morphism theorems, and the Sylow or the equiv­alent structure theorems. Prerequisite: MTH 341 .

Rings: Involves careful study of rings, includ­ing integral domains, Euclidean domains, and other algebraically related structures. Uses quotient rings, ideals, and ring homomor­phisms to establish the existence of solutions to certain polynomials. Prerequisite: MTH 341 .

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