be able to describe basic properties of integers and polynomials, and be able to compute with congruences modulo these objects.
be able to describe basic properties of the important concepts in abstract algebra; ring, ideal, quotient ring, group and field.
be able to explain, in writing and orally, the contents of some central definitions and proofs.
be able to give examples of and illustrate some important applications of the course contents.
have acquired basic knowledge for further studies in algebra or subjects based on algebraic methods.