MATH 2100 ABSTRACT ALGEBRA

Level: II

Semesters: 1 AND EVENINGS - SEMESTER 1

Course Code: MATH 2100

Course Title: ABSTRACT ALGEBRA

Number of Credits: 4

PREREQUISITE: MATH 1140 OR MATH1141 and MATH1152

Course Description: Fundamental concepts in Set Theory, and philosophy of sets. Relations and Functions: Algebra of permutations, Elementary Theory of Groups and Rings, group homomorphisms.  Development of the number systems. Properties of the Natural Numbers, the Integers, the Rationals, the Reals and the Complex numbers. Infinite sets and their cardinalities.  Transfinite arithmetic.

Assessment:

Coursework                                                            40%

Final Examination - One 2-hour written paper          60%