Math 101
Topics in Algebra
Last updated September 05, 2006 13:13:32 EDT

General Information Syllabus HW Assignments

General Information


Abstract Algebra by Dummit and Foote (Available at Wheelock Books)
Their Errata page

Scheduled Lectures

Time MWF 8:45 - 9:50
(x-hour) Th 9 - 9:50
244 Kemeny Hall


Professor T. R. Shemanske
Office: 337 Kemeny Hall
Office Hours: here
Phone: 646 - 3179 or
e-mail (preferred)


There will be a midterm and a final examination; both will be takehome.

Homework Policy


The course grade will be based upon the scores on the midterm exam, homework, and the final exam as follows:

Midterm Exam 100 points
Homework 100 points
Final Exam 150 points
Total 350 points

The Honor Principle

On Exams: No help given or received

On Homework: Collaboration is permitted and encouraged, but no copying . In other words, you should feel free to talk to other students while you are in the process of thinking about a problem. However, when it comes time to write up your solutions, you should do this by yourself without outside assistance. Moreover, in many collaborative efforts, someone puts forth a critical idea which advances the solution for all. That person should be given written acknowledgement on your write up.


Students with disabilities who will be taking this course and may need disability-related classroom accommodations are encouraged to make an appointment to see their instructor as soon as possible. Also, they should stop by the Academic Skills Center in Collis Center to register for support services.

Thomas R. Shemanske
Last updated September 05, 2006 13:13:32 EDT