MATH 430: Algebraic Number Theory


Thomas Tucker

  • E-mail: thomas dot tucker at rochester dot edu
  • Office: Hylan 1010
  • Lectures: MW 12:30-1:45 Hylan 1106B
  • Office Hours: Th 11-12, Fri 1:30 - 2:30

Written Homework

There will be weekly written homework.


Algebraic Number Fields by Gerald J. Janusz

There will also be notes from class posted regularly. Will will cover roughly the first, second, and fourth chapters of Janusz.


Math 436 and 437 or equivalent.

Exams and Grading

Your grade for the course will be based on your performance on the take-home exams and homework. The homework, midterm exam, and final exam will count 1/3 each.

Academic honesty

The midterm and final should be performed in accordance with the University of Rochester’s Academic Honesty Policy. More information is available at:

Disability Support

The University of Rochester respects and welcomes students of all backgrounds and abilities. In the event you encounter any barrier(s) to full participation in this course due to the impact of disability, please contact the Office of Disability Resources. The access coordinators in the Office of Disability Resources can meet with you to discuss the barriers you are experiencing and explain the eligibility process for establishing academic accommodations. You can reach the Office of Disability Resources at: (585) 275-3424; Taylor Hall. Or, visit Disability Resources.

College Credit-Hour Policy

This course follows the College credit hour policy for four-credit courses. This course meets 3 academic hours per week. Students may also be expected to deepen their understanding of the course material through close examination/evaluation of the readings assigned in the course.