Academic Calendar - 2019

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2019
Western Main Campus

Mathematics 4120A/B

FIELD THEORY


Automorphisms of fields, separable and normal extensions, splitting fields, fundamental theorem of Galois theory, primitive elements, Lagrange's theorem. Finite fields and their Galois groups, cyclotomic extensions and polynomials, applications of Galois theory to geometric constructions and solution of algebraic equations.

Prerequisite(s): Mathematics 3020A/B and Mathematics 3120A/B.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
Breadth: CATEGORY C i  
Subject Code: MATH

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