University of Calgary

MATH 641.01 - Algebraic Number Theory - Fall 2016

Algebraic Number Theory: an introduction to number fields, rings of integers, ideals, unique factorization, the different and the discriminant. The main objective to the course will be to prove the finiteness of the class number and Dirichlet's Unit Theorem.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-0)


  • Mathematics 607 is recommended as preparation for Mathematics 641.01, but not required. Mathematics 421 or equivalent is recommended as preparation for 641.03.


  • Consent of the Department.


This course will be offered next in Winter 2020.
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