MA 442, Algebraic Structures with Applications
Mappings, binary operations, equivalence relations, groups and subgroups, Lagrange's theorem, homomorphisms and isomorphisms, normal subgroups and quotient groups, rings, fields, ordered integral domains, fields of quotients, error correcting codes, linear codes, and decoding.
MA 244 and either MA 330 or MA 385.
3 Semester Hours
This course is graded A, B, C, D, F. The grade typically depends on a combination of class tests, homework assignments, quizzes, and a comprehensive final exam.