May 18, 2024  
PUBLISHED 2024-2025 Credit Catalog 
PUBLISHED 2024-2025 Credit Catalog

MATH 2010 - Number Theory

Number Theory refers to the study of whole numbers (integers) and their properties. In this course, students are introduced to the structure and distribution of prime numbers, prime factorization of integers and the fundamental theorems of arithmetic. Furthermore, students will be introduced to various mathematical algorithms, congruences and modular arithmetic. The course outlines how these concepts can be used to create cryptographical schemes.

3 Credits