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IT 341: Data Communications and Network Principles

Course Information from University Catalog

Limited to 2 Attempts


Focuses on primary aspects of data communications and networking. Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) and Internet models; Layer 1 interfaces and cabling configurations; IP network addressing, network design, router and port configurations; security protocols; static routing, RIPv2, and OSPF configurations; TCP, UDP, data reliability, and error correction methods; Telnet, FTP, TFTP, HTTP, SMTP, POP, and DNS protocols.

Hours of Lecture or Seminar per week: 3

This course is 50 percent lab work of configuration of routers and network design, implementation, and testing.

Credits: 3

Prerequisites:

 ((IT 101 and IT 212) or IT 105) and (IT 106 or IT 196 or CS 112) and (MATH 108 or MATH 113).

5 Course Sections Scheduled for Fall 2017

2 Course Sections Scheduled for Summer 2017

5 Course Sections Scheduled for Spring 2018

5 Course Sections Scheduled for Fall 2016

5 Course Sections Scheduled for Spring 2017

Expertise