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CS 388 Data Communications

Prerequisite: A grade of 'C' or better in CS 232 and a 'C' or better in CS 242, MAT 132 and MAT 137 or permission of the instructor.

Course Description: This course provides a foundation in digital communications as a basis for modern telecommunications systems, computer networks, and the Internet. Topics include signals and information transmission, bandwidth and capacity, transmission media (wired, optical and wireless), digital multimedia, modulation, multiplexing, network security, error control, link-layer protocols, networking strategies, layered architectures, and an introduction to the principles of local area networks and the Internet.

Course Rotation: TBA.


4 credits


CS 242 Minimum Grade of D