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CSC 054 - Fundamentals of Data Communications and Networking

Semester Hours: 3
Spring
Introduction to data communications and networking. History, evolution and current trends. Hardware issues including signals, media, terminals, communications backbones, and transmission methods. Protocols, including Open Systems Interconnection, TCP/IP, LANs, WANs, client-server and peer-to-peer, secure communciations. Structure of the Internet: protocols, services, the World Wide Web. Course requirements include homework exercised and a research paper on a topic of interest and presentation of findings.

Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes:
CSC 050 . May not be taken on a Pass/D+/D/Fail basis. (Formerly Fundamentals of Data Communications.)





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