This schedule is correct for the current week, but approximate for later dates.

Wednesday, 9/2 Intro to the course, discussion of syllabus, review of Math 243 (Ch. 0 in Gallian)
Friday, 9/4 Continuation of Chapter 0 of Gallian.
Read: Chapter 0, pp. 4-20 (Examples 5 and 6 are not required reading -- though they're cool)
Monday, 9/7 More of Chapter 0 of Gallian (functions). Beginning of Chapter 1.
Wednesday, 9/9 Chapter 1: Introduction to Groups. Chapter 2: Groups. Read: Chapter 1.
Thursday, 9/10 HW #1 due: Chapter 0, #3, 14, 22, 23, 28, 29. Chapter 1, #2, 3, 22
Friday, 9/11 Chapter 2: Groups (Examples of Groups).
Read: pp. 43-53
Monday, 9/14 Chapter 2 (basic properties of groups). Then start on Chapter 3, covering subgroup tests.
Read: pp. 59-67
Wednesday, 9/16 More Chapter 3.
Thursday, 9/17 HW #2 due: Chapter 2, #6, 8, 9 (Hint: use the gcd), 11, 14, 18, 26, 34, 36. Chapter 3, #10, 16, 20, 28, 36
Friday, 9/18 Finish Chapter 3, start on Chapter 4 (cyclic groups. )
Read: pp. 73-82.
Monday, 9/21 Cyclic Groups (Chapter 4).
Wednesday, 9/23 Cyclic Groups (Chapter 4). Start of Permutation Groups (Chapter 5) if time,
Thursday, 9/24 HW #3 due:
Chapter 2, Computer exercise #2 (click here for the relevant software).
Chapter 3, #51, 52.
Chapter 4, #8, 10, 22, 35, 36, 42, Computer Exercise #1.
Supplementary Exercises for Chapters 1-4: #5, 34.
Friday, 9/25 Fundamental Theorem of Cyclic Groups (Chapter 4).
Monday, 9/28 Permutation Groups (Chapter 5).
Read: pp. 94-102
Wednesday, 9/30 Permutation Groups (Chapter 5)
Read: pp. 95-111
Thursday, 10/1 HW #4 due: Chapter 4, #37, 46, 52. Supplementary Exercises for Chapters 1-4: #1, 12, 18. Chapter 5, #2, 4, 18, 24, 38
Friday, 10/2 Permutation Groups (Chapter 5)
Monday, 10/5 Finish Permutation Groups (Chapter 5), start on Isomorphisms (Chapter 6). Read: pp. 120-126.
Wednesday, 10/7 Isomorphisms (Chapter 6)
Friday, 10/9 Ismorphisms (Chapter 6). HW #5 due: Chapter 5, #22, 25, 26, 30, 37, 50, 52, 55. Chapter 6, #4, 10, 23, 26
Monday, 10/12 No class -- Fall break
Wednesday, 10/14 Isomorphisms (Chapter 6),
Friday, 10/16 HW #6 due (this is designed to give you some problems on new material, and also help you review for the exam on Monday, 10/19): Chapter 6, #16, 22, 30, 40. Chapter 5, #9, 46. Chapter 4, #23, 34. Chapter 3, #13, 14. Chapter 2, #20, 26.
Monday, 10/19 In class: review. Midterm #1 7:30-9:00 pm, usual classroom.
Wednesday, 10/21 Applications of Lagrange's Theorem (Chapter 7)
Friday, 10/23 More applications of Lagrange's Theorem (Chapter 7). Direct Products (Chapter 8).
HW #7 due: Chapter 7, #7, 14, 26
Monday, 10/26 Direct Products (Chapter 8)
Wednesday, 10/28 Direct Products (Chapter 8)
Friday, 10/30 Normal Subgroups and Factor Groups (Chapter 9)
HW #8 due: Chapter 7, #4, 9, 20, 24, 34, 36. Chapter 8, #2, 3, 8, 10, 15, 28.
Monday, 11/2 Normal Subgroups and Factor Groups (Chapter 9)
Wednesday, 11/4 Normal Subgroups and Factor Groups (Chapter 9)
Friday, 11/6 Normal Subgroups and Factor Groups (Chapter 9)
HW #9 due: Chapter 8, #50, 52 (Use Theorem 6.5). Chapter 9, #4, 7, 10, 11, 14, 24, 40, 44, 46.
Monday, 11/9 Group Homomorphisms (Chapter 10)
Wednesday, 11/11 Group Homomorphisms (Chapter 10)
HW #10 due: Chapter 9, #32 (Hint: first show that every proper subgroup of D4 is abelian), 34, 50, 55, 66. Chapter 10, #6, 8, 9
Friday, 11/13 Group Homomorphisms (Chapter 10)
Monday, 11/16 In Class: review
Midterm #2 7:30-9:00
Wednesday, 11/18 Group Homomorphisms (Chapter 10)
Friday, 11/20 Finite Abelian Groups (Chapter 11)
HW #11 due
Monday, 11/23 Finite Abelian Groups (Chapter 11), The Sylow Theorems (Chapter 24)
HW #11 due: Chapter 10, #16, 18, 22, 30, 36, 39, 46, 49
Wednesday, 11/25 No class -- Thanksgiving
Thursday, 11/26 No class -- Thanksgiving
Friday, 11/27 No class -- Thanksgiving
Monday, 11/30 Finite Abelian Groups (Chapter 11), The Sylow Theorems (Chapter 24)
Wednesday, 12/2 The Sylow Theorems (Chapter 24)
Friday, 12/4 The Sylow Theorems (Chapter 24)
HW #12 due: Chapter 11: # 6, 8, 10, 12, 22. Chapter 24: #4, 6, 9, 16, 30
Monday, 12/7 TBA
Friday, 12/11 Group Project due, 5 pm
Friday, 12/18 Final Exam, 8:30-11:30, in Stein 202