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    Aug 19, 2022  
2021-2022 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

MATH 470 - Introduction to Abstract Algebra


Credits: 3
A first introduction to abstract algebra through group theory with an emphasis on concrete examples. The course will introduce groups, subgroups, homomorphisms, quotients groups and prove foundational results including Lagrange’s theorem, Cauchy’s theorem, orbit-counting techniques and the classification of finite abelian groups. The concepts of ring and field will be introduced.
Prerequisite: MATH-316