Formerly CSC 360 “Networks”
Offered in Spring Semester of Even-numbered Years
Course Units: 1
This course introduces basic elements of modern computer and telecommunication networks. A hybrid five-layer reference model resembling the popular TCP/IP model is discussed. In each layer, the state-of-the-art hardware and software technologies are introduced. These include: fiber-optic and mobile/cellular communications; HTTP/WEB; wavelength/time division multiple access protocols;TCP/UDP and ATM adaptation layer protocols; network security.
Prerequisite notes: CSC 230, CSC 270, and MAT 127, each with a grade of C or higher. Non-majors may use CSC 250 in lieu of CSC 230.
Required for major/minor: None
Option for major/minor: Computer Science Major, Computer Science Minor