Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite
Introduction to networks and digital communications with a focus on Internet protocols:
Application layer architectures (client/server, peer-to-peer) and protocols (HTTP-web,
SMTP-mail, etc.), Transport layer operation: (reliable transport, congestion and flow
control, UDP, TCP); Network layer operation - (routing, addressing, IPv4 and IPv6),
Data Link layer operation (error detection/correction, access control, Ethernet, 802.11,
PPP), Layer 2/3 protocols (ATM and MPLS); selected current topics such as: security,
multimedia protocols, Quality of Service, mobility, wireless networking, emerging
protocols, network management.
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Recommended: CIS 110 or work experience in the IT field., Completion of or concurrent enrollment
in ENGL 100 or ENGL 105.