Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite
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.
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 838 or ENGL 848 or ESL 400. CIS 110 or work experience in the