## Higher
Algebra I - Math 570

## Fall 2011

Instructor: Prof. Eyal Goren

Ofiice: 1108

Office hours: Monday 14:30 - 15:30, and by
appointment.

Lectures: BURN 1205, MW
13:05-14:25

Syllabus - to be found here.

Method of Evaluation: 60%
final, 40% assignments. Assignments should be submitted typed, except
for matrices and diagrams that may be inserted by hand.

Assignments

Text books:

* Dummit and Foote: Abstract
algebra. Third edition. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken,
NJ, 2004.

* Lang: Algebra.
Revised third edition. Graduate Texts in Mathematics, 211.

* Jacobson: Basic algebra. I
& II. Second edition. W. H. Freeman and Company, New York,
1985.

* Rotman: An introduction to
homological algebra. Second edition. Universitext. Springer, New
York, 2009.

* Rotman: An introduction to
the theory of groups. Fourth edition. Graduate Texts in
Mathematics, 148.

Academic integrity: McGill
University values academic integrity. Therefore, all students must
understand the meaning and consequences of cheating, plagiarism and
other academic offences under the Code of Student Conduct and
Disciplinary Procedures (see www.mcgill.ca/integrity for more
information).

Submitting work: In accord with
McGill University’s Charter of Students’ Rights, students in this
course have the right to submit in English or in French any written
work that is to be graded.

Syllabus and Grade Calculation:
In the event of extraordinary circumstances beyond the University’s
control, the content and/or evaluation scheme in this course is subject
to change.