Class  Date  Quiz/Test/Assignment Due  Topics Covered (lecture notes, solutions to homework assignments, quiz solutions, and other material are posted on the Course Materials page in Blackboard) 
1  Monday January 5 
Chapter 0: Preliminaries Introduction to Modular Arithmetic Chapter 1: Symmetries of the Square 

2  Wednesday January 7 
Chapter 2: Introduction to Groups  
3  Monday January 12 
Homework Assignment 1 Due Quiz 1 
Chapter 3: Finite Groups, Order, and Subgroups 
4  Wednesday January 14 
Group Presentations  Chapter 3: Finite Groups, Order, and Subgroups Chapter 4: Cyclic Groups 
Monday January 19 
No class  
5  Wednesday January 21 
Homework Assignment 2 Due Quiz 2 
Chapter 4: Cyclic Groups 
6  Monday January 26 
Group Presentations  Chapter 5: Permutation Groups 
7  Wednesday January 28 
Homework Assignment 3 Due Quiz 3 Extra credit Assignment on Peg Solitaire Due 
Chapter 5: Permutation Groups 
8  Monday February 2 
Group Presentations  Chapter 6: Isomorphisms 
9  Wednesday February 4 
Homework Assignment 4 Due SET Assignment Due Quiz 4 
Chapter 6: Isomorphisms 
10  Monday February 9 
Group Presentations  Chapter 6: Isomorphisms 
11  Wednesday February 11 
Chapter 7: Cosets and Lagrange's Theorem  
12  Friday February 13 
Homework Assignment 5 Due Midterm Exam (In class) on Chapters 16 Extra Credit Assignment on Permuations, GAP, and Sliding Puzzles Due 

Monday February 16 
No class  
13  Wednesday February 18 
Chapter 7: Cosets and Lagrange's Theorem  
14  Monday February 23 
Chapter 8: External Direct Products  
15  Wednesday February 25 
Homework Assignment 6 Due on Thursday at 5:00 pm Quiz 5 
Chapter 9: Normal Subgropus and Factor Groups 
16  Monday March 2 
Chapter 9: Normal Subgropus and Factor Groups  
17  Wednesday March 4 
Homework Assignment 7 Due on Thursday at 5:00 pm Quiz 6 
Chapter 10: Group Homomorphisms 
18  Monday March 9 
Chapter 10: Group Homomorphisms Chapter 11: Fundamental Theorem of Finite Abelian Groups 

19  Wednesday March 11 
Optional Project Assignment Due Work on Homework Assignment 8 (not to be turned in) to prepare for the final exam Quiz 7 
Chapter 11: Fundamental Theorem of Finite Abelian Groups 
Friday March 20 
Final Exam 4:107:00 pm 