• CSC-240 : Intro to Networks & Networking

    Academic Level:
    Undergraduate
    Department:
    Computer Science
    Subject:
    Computer Science
    Prerequisites:
    Complete CSC-101 CSC-111 CSC-115 OR CSC-212.
    Corequisites:
    None
    Credits:
    3
    This course provides students with the basic concepts of network computing, the seven layers of the Open System Interconnection (OSI) Model, Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineering (IEEE) 802 networking model, and the benefits of various protocols. Students will understand peer-to-peer and server-based networks and their differences. They will become familiar with various networking topologies and how to select the best network topology for an environment. Students will learn how to install and configure NetWare TCP/IP software, how to use common TCP/IP applications, and how to troubleshoot common problems that may occur in a TCP/IP environment. This course also provides the background information needed in preparation for network management and certification.