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189-570A: Higher Algebra I

Professor: Henri Darmon
Classes: MWF 8:30-9:30.
Room: Burnside Hall 1205

Higher Algebra I on the web:
Henri Darmon's web page: http://www.math.mcgill.ca/~darmon
Math 570A: http://www.math.mcgill.ca/~darmon/courses/algebra1/algebra.html

Office hours:
Henri Darmon: WF 11:00-12:00, or by appointment, in room 1221.

Textbook: Serge Lang, Algebra, second edition, Addison-Wesley, Reading, Mass, 1984.

Syllabus: This course will cover the standard syllabus for a first year graduate course in abstract algebra. The content and pace will be challenging: emphasis will be placed on rigorous proofs, and on developping mathematical maturity and problem-solving skills.

Grading Scheme : 40% Bi-weekly assignments , 60% Final.
There will be an option of 100% final.

Answers to frequently asked questions concerning the take-home final.


Solutions for the take-home final.