Aug 11, 2022  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

MAT 107 History of Codes and Ciphers


This course details the history of codes and ciphers from ancient times to present, including their role in times of war and peace, as well as in literature. The impact made by their successes and failures are examined. The importance of such systems in the information age for individuals, as well as corporations and governments, is also covered. This course is aimed at a general audience and is not for Mathematics or Computer Science majors.

3 credit hours