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Networking
NETWORKING
CLASS CODE: IS 240 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: BUSINESS & COMMUNICATION
DEPARTMENT: INFORMATION SYSTEMS
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: General principles of networking designed to provide an understanding of data communication protocols, transmission systems, media, and software.
DESCRIPTION: This course will introduce you to computer networks and the principles of data communications.
TOPICS:
OBJECTIVES: At the conclusion of this course the students should understand:
The benefits of networking.
The various networking technologies.
The types of network cabling and wireless technologies.
The OSI reference model and related standards. Networking protocols and architectures. Networking devices.
REQUIREMENTS: Attend class and participate in discussions.
Read the assigned chapters.
Complete assigned homework.
Complete exams on schedule.
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OTHER:
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2001