Algebra 1 (MATH 101A) - Spring 2012

Instructor: Prof. Olivier Bernardi - Goldsmith 301 - bernardi at brandeis.edu

Book: Algebra by Serge Lang. (3rd or 4th edition)

Classes are held 11am-11.50am on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays in Goldsmith 317.

Office hours are held 2.30pm-4.00pm on Mondays and 1-2.20pm on Thursdays in Goldsmith 301.

Goals: Review and further study of the following topics: Groups, Rings, Modules, Fields and Galois theory, Multilinear algebra and Tensor products. We shall also catch a glimpse at Category theory.

Grading Policy: The grade will be based on the weekly homework assignments.

Homeworks: The assignments will be uploaded on Latte.