**MATH 210B Algebra**
**Instructor:** Christian Haesemeyer
**Office: MS 6304**
**phone:** 310-825-3364
**Office hours:**M 11 W 10 F 1.

**Time and Location:**
Lectures: MWF 9am, MS 5148
Discussion: Th 9am, MS 5148

**Syllabus and assignments:**

This class is the second part of the three-quarter graduate algebra sequence, whose official course description can be found here. Part B will cover some representation theory, as well as field and Galois theory.

Homework 1, due Wednesday January 21.
Homework 2, due Wednesday February 4.
Homework 3, due Friday February 27.

**Literature:**
We are roughly going to follow: Serge Lang, *Algebra* (revised 3rd Edition), Springer 2002. However the book is not required, attending lectures and taking notes should be sufficient.

**Grading:** There will be homework assignments, a midterm exam on **Wednesday, February 11** and the final exam on **Wednesday, March 18 at 8am. The grading scheme is: The better of homework 30%, midterm 20% and final 50%; or, final 100%.**.