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DCS 834 Data Communications and Networking II

Note: This course may be taken for either 2 or 3 credits.

Course Description: The second section examines in detail the issues and techniques for computer networking, emphasizing LANs, internetworking via TCP/IP, and the Internet. The ISO Reference Model and the TCP/IP protocols form the framework. Topics include: LAN strategies and standards such as shared and switched Ethernet, FDDI and ATM; LAN internetworking using bridges and routers; routing strategies and congestion in networks; the IP protocol; transport layer strategies and the TCP and UDP protocols; HTTP and the Web. Students develop a simple Web-based application using HTML and JAVA.


2 - 3 credits


DCS 833 Min Grade C