May 24, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

MAT 391 Cryptology

Fall/Spring

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 120  or MAT 171  with a grade of 2.0 or higher.

3 credit hours