Mar 31, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

MAT 391 Cryptology

Spring Semester

This course is focused on modern cryptology. It begins with a study of matrix encryption and the various attacks that show it to be insecure. Algorithms such as DES (Data Encryption Standard) and AES (Advanced Encryption Standard) are examined in detail, as is public key cryptography. Quantum cryptography is also covered. Prerequisite: MAT 171  with a grade of 2.0 or higher.

3 credit hours
Satisfies Constellation - Science & Technology for “Generation Next”