Math 412/612 Modern Algebra
Fall 2016 Course Information

Teacher Info

Dan Kalman
Letts Hall  LL5D  (Lower level, entrance located opposite the health center)
Phone 885-3122
Office Hours: Tu 1-2 PM, W 11AM-12:30 PM, Th 1:30-3 PM, F 1-3 PM.  See schedule below.
Feel free to phone my office anytime, make an appointment, drop in, or send me an email

Course Info

Text: Abstract Algebra: An Introduction / Edition 2 by Thomas W. Hungerford.  Please read this important information about the text.

Objectives:  See this webpage.    

Academic Integrity (cheating and its consequences): See this webpage.

Grades: Final Exam - 20%, 2 in-class exams - 20% each, course portfolio - 40%

Course Webpage: Go to and click the link for Modern Algebra

Attendance & Missed Exams: See this webpage


Each week, most students should spend 3 to 6 hours out of class for a three credit course (based on a 12 to 15 credit load and a 40 to 50 hour full time week).

Several different kinds of homework will be assigned.  See Homework Details .

Exam Dates




First Midterm



Second Midterm



Final Exam (2:30 PM)

Office Hours Schedule