CISC 3345 Computer Networks
3 hours; 3 credits
A course on computer networks and protocols. Network topologies and switching mechanisms. Protocol concepts and characteristics. Network protocol architectures. Data link layer functions and protocols. Network layer concepts. Network access protocols. Local area networks and protocols. Internetworking. Transport layer functions and protocols. Application layer protocols. The World Wide Web. Network security. (Not open to students who are enrolled in or have completed Computer and Information Science 3340 .)
Prerequisite: Computer and Information Science 3130 , and either Computer and Information Science 3305  or 3310 [27.1] or 3315 
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