## Math 504: Modern algebra

*Fall quarter 2017-8 *

**Lectures:** MWF 9:30-10:20 in PDL C-036

**Instructor:** Jarod Alper (`jarod@uw.edu`)

**Office:** PDL C-544

**Office hours:** Monday, Friday 11-12

Syllabus

Course summary

** Course TA: ** Charles Godfrey (`cgodfrey@uw.edu`)

**Office:** C-8F

**Office hours:** Friday 3:30-4:30

** Textbooks: ** The main textbooks for the class are:
- Abstract Algebra, David S. Dummit and Richard M. Foote.
- Algebra, Serge Lang.

** Assignments:** Due in the beginning of class

- Homework 1, due Monday, October 2.
- Homework 2, due Monday, October 9.
- Homework 3, due Monday, October 16.
- Homework 4, due Monday, October 23.
- Homework 5, due Monday, October 30.
- Homework 6, due Monday, November 13.
- Homework 7, due Monday, November 20.
- Homework 8, due Wednesday, November 29.
- Homework 9, due Friday, December 8.

** Midterm: ** There will be one * take-home * midterm
- Date: Handed out on Nov. 1, Due on Nov. 6 in class
- Exam
- Solutions

** Final examination: **
- Date: Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017
- Time: 8:30-10:20 am
- Location: PDL C-036

** Grading: **
- Homework: 40%
- Midterm: 20%
- Final: 40%

The lowest homework score will be dropped.