Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2021

MTH 349 Cryptology(RLA)

4 hours; 4 credits; Cryptology includes cryptography, cryptanalysis, and several other related problems. Cryptography is the art and science of concealing messages; cryptanalysis is the discovery of concealed messages. In this course, the students will learn several pre-cold-war systems of cryptography, the mathematics behind their crytanalysis; several modern systems, and understand why the modern systems do not suffer from the same defects. Prerequisite: MTH 232.