Nov 28, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog
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CS 3622:Fundamentals of Data Communications

3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
Prerequisite: A grade of “B” or better in both CSE 1322  and CSE 1322L .
An introduction on the fundamentals and underlying theory of data communication networks, their architecture, principles of operations and performance analyses. Topics include OSI reference model and standards, communication codes, network protocol concepts, synchronous and asynchronous transmission methods, line coding, signaling, effects of bandwidth and noise, digital and analog modulation, interfacing, error/flow/media-access control, switching and routing methods, and network topologies. Other areas studied are Local area networks (LANs), Wide area networks (WANs), Wireless networks, Fiber optic networks, internetworking technologies, and an introduction to the Internet, TCP/IP, cryptography and network security.



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