#### Description

Integers, divisibility, prime numbers, unique factorization, congruences, quadratic reciprocity, Diophantine equations and arithmetic functions.

#### Prerequisites

1 course with a minimum grade of C- from (MATH240, MATH241, MATH246, MATH340, MATH341, MATH461)

Level of Rigor

Standard

Sample Textbooks

Intro to Number Theory w/Cryptography, by Kraft and Washington

Elementary Number Theory and its Applications, by Rosen

Applications

Computer Science (cryptography)

If you like this course, you might also consider the following courses

MATH456, MATH402 or MATH403

Additional Notes

Students interested in grad school in MATH should consider this course. It is a good course to take before Math 403.