Courses of Study 2013-2014 
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Courses of Study 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MATH 1350 - The Art of Secret Writing

Fall. 3 credits.

Prerequisite: three years of high school mathematics.


Examines classical and modern methods of message encryption, decryption, and cryptoanalysis. Mathematical tools are developed to describe these methods (modular arithmetic, probability, matrix arithmetic, number theory), and some of the fascinating history of the methods and people involved is presented.

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