Nov 19, 2019  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

MATH 380 - Introduction to Abstract Algebra


Prerequisite, MATH 250 . A first course on algebraic structures, including semigroups, monoids and groups, with many examples, some basic concepts and results about these structures (subalgebras, homomorphisms, Cayley's theorem, Lagrange's Theorem, isomorphism theorems, modular arithmetic) and applications to error-correcting codes, and cryptography. (Offered fall semester.) 3 credits