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CISC 3340 Computer Networks and Protocols

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as CIS 49.
The information below might still reflect the old course numbers. Bracketed numbers, if any, are the old course numbers. Learn more...)

3 hours; 3 credits

Computer networks and protocols. Network topologies and switching mechanisms. Protocol concepts and characteristics. Network protocol architectures. Physical layer concepts. Data link layer functions and protocols. Network layer concepts. Network access protocols. Local area networks and protocols. Internetworking. Transport layer functions and protocols. Upper layer issues and approaches. Application program interfaces. Network examples. (Not open to students who are enrolled in or have completed Computer and Information Science 3343 [49.1] or 3345 [49.2].)

Prerequisite: Computer and Information Science 3130 [22]; 3310 or 3305 [27] or 3315 [28]; and Mathematics 2501 [8.1].


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