Spring 2014 - Section 1

MWF 11:00-11:50 am, PSYCH 207 .

**Instructor:** K. Lux

- Office: Room 507 Mathematics, phone number: 621 6856. email: klux@math.arizona.edu
- Office Hours:
- Mondays 2.p.m. in Math 220!
- Thursdays 11 a.m. in Math 507.
- t.b.a.

** Undergraduate TA:** Austin Antoniou. Office hours:

- Tuesdays 10 a.m. in Math 220.
- Thursdays 3 p.m. in Math 220.

** Graduate TA:** George Todd. Office hours:

- Mondays 1 p.m. in Math East 149.
- Wednesdays 3 p.m. n Math East 149.

** Text: **
John B. Fraleigh, A First Course In Abstract Algebra, 7th edition

** Exams**:
There will be two midterm exams and a
final exam.
The midterm exams will be worth 100 points and the final exam will be worth
200 points.

The first midterm will be Friday, March 7th, the second midterm will
be Friday, May 2nd, and
the University has scheduled the final exam for
** Friday, May 9th, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Psych 207**

**Homework:**
Homework will be assigned
regularly. Selected homework will be
graded and a final score equivalent to one test, 100 points, will be
assigned.
Homework is an essential component of the course.

**Attendance:**
Students are expected to attend every
scheduled class and to be familiar with the University Class Attendance policy
as it appears in the General Catalog.
It is the student's responsibility to keep informed of any
announcements, syllabus adjustments or policy changes made during scheduled
classes. Students are expected to behave in
accordance with the Student Code of Conduct and the Code of Academic Integrity.
The guiding principle of academic integrity is that a student's submitted work
must be the student's own. University Policies can be found at
http://deanofstudents.arizona.edu/codeofacademicintegrity
and
http://deanofstudents.arizona.edu/policiesandcodes/studentcodeofconduct .

__Students with Disabilities__**: **

**If you anticipate barriers related to the format or requirements of this course, please meet with me so that we can discuss ways to ensure your full participation in the course.**** If you determine that disability-related accommodations are necessary, please register with Disability Resources (621-3268; drc.arizona.edu) and notify me of your eligibility for reasonable accommodations. We can then plan how best to coordinate your accommodations.**

**Grades:**
The total number of points available on
exams and homework is 500.

The point cutoffs for grades will be no higher than those set forth in the following table

400 points (80%) for A

350 points (70%) for B

300 points (60%) for C

250 points (50%) for D

The grade of I will be awarded if all the following conditions are met:

1. The student has completed all but a small portion of the required work.

2. The student has scored at least 50% on the work completed.

3. The student has a valid reason for not completing the course on time.

4. The student agrees to make up the material in a short period of time.

5. The student asks for the incomplete before grades are due, 48 hours after the final exam.

K. Lux / Department of Mathematics / University of Arizona / last revised 1st of January, 2014