Sebastian Casalaina

Abstract Algebra 2

MATH 4140/5140 Spring 2020

Course description

This course will introduce topics in rings and fields. Department enforced prerequisites: MATH 3140 (minimum grade C-).


MWF 9:00 AM -- 9:50 AM, ECCR 116

University of Colorado Academic Calendar

Office hours

F 11:00 AM -- 1:00 PM or by appointment


The textbook for the course is:

  1. Michael Artin, Algebra, 2nd ed., Prentice--Hall 2011.

Our treatment may also follow parts of:

  1. John Fraleigh, A First Course in Abstract Algebra, 7th ed., Addison--Wesley, 2003.
  2. Joseph Gallian, Contemporary Abstract Algebra 5th ed., Houghton--Mifflin, 2002.


Homework and Quizzes 15%, Midterm I 25%, Midterm II 25%, Final 35%.