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=== Title ===
 
=== Title ===
Algebra 2.
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Algebra 3.
  
 
=== Credit Hours ===
 
=== Credit Hours ===
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=== Prerequisite ===
 
=== Prerequisite ===
[[Math 671]].
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[[Math 572]] or equivalent.
  
 
=== Description ===
 
=== Description ===
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=== Prerequisites ===
 
=== Prerequisites ===
[[Math 671]] is a prerequisite for this course.  In particular, students should have a deep knowledge of groups, rings, and modules.  Students should be able to prove difficult theorems on their own.
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[[Math 572]] is a prerequisite for this course.  
  
 
=== Minimal learning outcomes ===
 
=== Minimal learning outcomes ===
Students should achieve an advanced mastery of the topics listed below. This means that they should know all relevant definitions, correct statements and proofs of the major theorems (including their hypotheses and limitations), and examples and non-examples of the various concepts The students should be able to demonstrate their mastery by solving difficult problems related to these concepts, and by proving theorems about the below concepts, even if the theorems go beyond the material in the text.
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#Linear Algebra
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#*Basic theory (including infinite dimensional spaces)
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#*Dual vector spaces
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#*Determinants
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#Modules over PID's
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#*Fundamental Theorem
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#*Applications to Rational and Jordan Canonical Forms of matrices
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#Galois Theory
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#*Field Extensions
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#*Algebraic, separable, and inseparable extensions
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#*Splitting fields
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#*Algebraic closures
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#*Cyclotomic extensions
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#*Fundamental Theorem of Galois theory
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#*Finite fields and their Galois groups
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#*Composite extensions
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#*Simple extensions
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#*Kronecker-Weber Theorem (Statement)
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#*Galois groups of polynomials
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#*Transcendental extensions
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#*Infinite Galois groups
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=== Additional topics ===
 
=== Additional topics ===
If students in the class have not seen module theory, the module theory in [[Math 671]] should be considered a requirement.  As time permits, additional topics may be covered.  These may include Group representation theory, commutative algebra, homological algebra, lie algebras, or other topics chosen by the instructor.
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=== Courses for which this course is prerequisite ===
 
=== Courses for which this course is prerequisite ===
  
[[Category:Courses|672]]
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[[Category:Courses|673]]
This course is a prerequisite for [[Math 675R]], [[Math 676]], and [[Math 677]].
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This course is a prerequisite for [[Math 674]].

Revision as of 13:01, 29 September 2014

Catalog Information

Title

Algebra 3.

Credit Hours

3

Prerequisite

Math 572 or equivalent.

Description

Desired Learning Outcomes

Prerequisites

Math 572 is a prerequisite for this course.

Minimal learning outcomes

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Textbooks

Possible textbooks for this course include (but are not limited to):

Additional topics

Courses for which this course is prerequisite

This course is a prerequisite for Math 674.