Jun 20, 2019  
2009-2010 School of Graduate and Professional Studies Catalog with Addendum 
    
2009-2010 School of Graduate and Professional Studies Catalog with Addendum [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ITS 529 - Fundamentals of Data and Telecommunications Networks

(Cr: 3)
Explores data communications and computer networks.  Topics include network hardware, software, reference models, protocols, digital and analog signals, framing, multiplexing, and fiber-optic communications.  Particular focus will be placed upon local area protocols (LAN protocols), to include:  Ethernet, IP, UDP, TCP, packetization, encapsulation and circuit switching.  Finally, the course will include a theoretical look at error correction, line coding, the Nyquist Theorem, as well as Shannon’s Law, and an overview of networked applications (DNS, FTP, SMTP) with a focus on security.  Prerequisite:  ITS 529 Mathematical Concepts in Computer Science.



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