Welcome to MAT 534
Algebra I is one of the core courses intended for first-year graduate students.
It is the first course in the 2-semester sequence (Algebra I, Algebra II)
which covers the basics of algebra: groups, rings, fields, vector spaces, polynomials, Galois theory...
For more information, please select General information link in
the menu to the left.
Announcements are listed in reverse choronological order:
most recent announcement at the top.
- Final exam will be in class (not a take-home exam!) on Fri, 12/15. For more info, check the page Exams
- HW 10 has been posted.
- HW 9 has been posted.
- HW 8 has been posted.
- The midterm will be on Tu, Oct 14. It will be open book: you can bring book, notes, homeworks.
It will cover the materila we have covered up to Tu, Oct 7 (see here).
For practice with the material on PID, you can do the following problems in Dummit and Foote:
- p. 282, problem 3
- p. 283, problem 5
- p. 278, problem 7
- HW 6 has been posted. Sorry for the delay
- The web server is back online, so the assignments will again be posted here. Please check "Homeworks" page if you did not get HW 5.
Also: the date of midterm has been announced: it will be on Tu, Oct 14.
- HW 4 has been posted.
- HW 3 has been posted.
- HW 2 has been posted. Also, I've added my office hours in General information.
- First homework has been posted.