Math 31
Topics in Algebra
Summer 2014

General Info | Day-to-day


General course information

Abstract Algebra, Third edition, by I. N. Herstein

Erik van Erp - Office hours: Monday 3:15-5pm, Tuesday 1-3pm, 308 Kemeny Hall

Period 2, MWF 1:45-2:50, Kemeny Hall, room 105
x-hour: Thursday 1:00-1:50

TA meetings

Homework is assigned and collected on a weekly basis. Assignments are posted on Friday under the day-to-day tab. Homework assignments are due the following week on Wednesday, at the time of lecture. They are graded, and your homework score factor into your final grade.

Midterm in-class exam: Thu July 24 x-hour, 1:00-1:50pm, Kemeny 105
Midterm take-home exam: handed out on Thu July 24, due Mon July 28 in class
Final take-home exam: Due date to be determined.

Homework: 1/3; Midterm 1/3; Final: 1/3

Honor principle
Collaboration on homework assignments is permitted and encouraged. However, you must write up the solutions to all homework problems yourself. Even if you discuss homework problems with others, you should never simply copy the solution from someone else, but need to formulate and write up the final answer by yourself, in your own words.

Collaboration on exams of any kind is not permitted.

Special considerations
If you have a disability of any sort and may need need disability-related classroom or exam accommodations, please make an appointment to see your instructor as soon as possible. All conversations will remain confidential, although we may consult the Student Accessibility Services Office. You can stop by the Accessibility Services Office in Collis Center to register for support services.