|General Information||Syllabus||HW Assignments|
|The Textbook||Scheduled Lectures||Instructors|
Abstract Algebra (third* edition) by Dummit and Foote
(Available at Wheelock Books)
* The second edition should be fine if you have access to it, though there will be some variations in pagination with which you will have to deal.
|MWF 10 - 11:05 |
(x-hour) Th 12 - 12:50
|Andres Classroom (directions below)|
Here is a map. The directions are: The Andres
Classroom is located in the East Wheelock Cluster on East Wheelock
Street across from the Alumni Gym. Please enter through the main
doors to Brace Commons and take a left up the stairs into the Andres
Dorm. Take first left and go to the 4th floor. The classroom is at
the top of the stairs on your right.
|Professor T. R. Shemanske|
|Office: 203 Choate House|
|Office Hours: here|
|Phone: 646 - 3179 or email (preferred)|
There will be a midterm examinations and a final examination. These will both be takehome exams, and the approximate dates are:
|Midterm Exam||Approximate date: February 2. 2005||Takehome exam|
|Final Exam||(Due) March ??, 2005||Takehome exam|
The course grade will be based upon the scores on the midterm exam, homework, and the final exam as follows:
|Midterm Exam||100 points|
|Final Exam||150 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.
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.