# Algebraic Geometry

**MATH 6170 Spring 2021**

## Course description

This is an introduction to algegraic geometry. The focus will be on algebraic varieties, with an emphasis on examples. Prerequisites: MATH 6140.

## Schedule

MWF 10:20 AM -- 11:10 AM, meeting remotely via Zoom.

You are **required to have a working camera and microphone** for this
course.

University of Colorado Academic Calendar

## Office hours

F 7:00 PM -- 9:00 PM or by appointment.

## Textbooks

We will primarily be following:

- R. Hartshorne,
*Algebraic Geometry*, Springer, 1977. - J. Harris,
*Algebraic Geometry: A First Course*, Springer, 1992.

Our treatment may also follow parts of:

- D. Huybrechts,
*Complex Geometry*, Springer, 2005. - I. Shafarevich,
*Basic Algebraic Geometry 1: Varieties in Projective Space*, Springer, 1994. - D. Mumford,
*The Red Book of Varieties and Schemes*, Springer, 1999.

The Springer books are available for free in .pdf through the University of Colorado. Used, paperback copies of all of the books are often available for a steep discount at online book sellers.

## Grading

Grading will be based on Homework, Quizzes, Presentations, Projects, and Exams. Any of this may be changed at any time.