Introductory Abstract Algebra - MTH 281 at Northern Virginia Community College

Effective: 2018-01-01

Course Description

Introduces groups, isomorphisms, fields, homomorphisms, rings, and integral domains. Applicable to some education licensure programs; not intended for STEM majors.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits

The course outline below was developed as part of a statewide standardization process.

General Course Purpose

To provide an introduction to abstract mathematics and rigorous proof in the context of algebraic structures to students seeking endorsement to teach mathematics at the secondary level.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisite: Completion of MTH 263 with a grade of C or better or equivalent.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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