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CIS 151 Networks and Digital Communication

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Minimum Grade for Prerequisites

Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite courses.

Course Description

Introduction to networking focusing on Local Area Networks. Topics include the TCP/IP suite of protocols and its relationship to the OSI reference model, network services, network hardware and topologies, network protocol usage fundamentals, IP network addressing, current industry trends including IPv6 and an introduction to network administration. Class activities include lecture, hands-on, and on-line research. prepares students for courses in advanced networking, computer forensics, broadcasting, information security, and internet programming.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU