The hard work has paid off; now it’s time to honor one another’s accomplishments, kick up your heels, and look ahead to the next exciting opportunity. More about Commencement 2019
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Cryptography: Theory and Practice
Analyze theory and the implementation of modern cryptosystems with this interdisciplinary mathematics/computer science course! Topics will include the RSA and Diffie-Hellman algorithms, discrete logarithms, elliptic curve cryptography, the TSL protocol, the Signal protocol, and cryptocurrencies.
Race and the Judicial Process
Where race is concerned, the courts have figured prominently in some of the nation’s proudest and most shameful moments. Slavery, segregation, affirmative action, political representation, and the criminal justice system are some of the topics that will be addressed in this course.
20th Century Japan
Trace the social, political, and cultural developments in Japan from the first Parliamentary elections in 1890 to the current fiscal crisis in the 1990s. Students will explore a range of major themes ranging from Japan's empire and World War to cross-cultural contact and women's history.
Investigate how fluids on Earth both control and are controlled by biologic, tectonic and climatic processes. This course will explore the impact these processes have had on Earth’s evolution as a whole, their relevance to us as inhabitants of this planet, and the fundamental thermodynamic laws that govern geochemical behavior.
Colorado College recognizes and honors the original inhabitants who first settled in the area and who called the nearby highest mountain “Tava,” the original name given by the Ute people to what is now known as Pikes Peak. At CC, we respect all peoples and strive to grow as a unique and welcoming community.