2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
    
    Dec 06, 2021  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MXP-209 Breaking Codes and Winning Wars


MTH-150
Examination of how cryptology (the science of
making and breaking codes and ciphers) played a
pivotal role during the world wars. Emphasis on
analyzing the German Enigma machine used by the
Nazis during World War II and learning the
mathematics used to defeat this machine.
Investigation of how cryptologists worked during
these wars and how their efforts affected
political and military decisions. Planned trips to
museums and historical locations in Washington
D.C. and London, England, including Bletchley
Park, where the allied codebreakers worked during
World War II.  May Experience ONLY. 2



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