Homework: Assignments will be posted to Owlspace each Wednesday, to be turned in the following Wednesday in class. You may discuss the homework assignments with other students, but you should write up your work independently. Generally late homework will not be corrected and will be assigned a score of approximately 60% of your usual score.
Exams:
There will be a closed book 2-hour take-home midterm examination during the weekend
Friday-Sunday, February 18--20. There will be a 3-hour closed book take-home final.
Grading: Homework 50%; Midterm 20%; Final 30%
Text: Joseph Rotman, Advanced Modern Algebra (second edition) Amer. Math. Soc.; this book is on reserve at Fondren Library
ADA statement: Any student with a documented disability seeking academic adjustments or accommodations is requested to speak with me during the first two weeks of class. All such discussions will remain as confidential as possible. Students with disabilities will need to also contact Disability Support Services in the Ley Student Center.
Contact information:
Professor Tim Cochran
Office: Herman Brown 416
Phone: (713) 348-5265
Email: cochran@rice.edu
My Webpage:
http://www.math.rice.edu/~cochran
Office hours: M 1, T 10:30-12, T 3:30-3:45