MIS 252


In this course, we study the data communication fundamentals used in business environment. The objective of this course is to teach fundamentals concepts and practical aspects of computer networking. Emphasis is on Local Area Networks from architecture to setup and management. Local and wide area networking including: protocols, standards, media, topologies, layered networking models, hardware and software. Students shall learn about basic network setup and administration besides network architecture, protocols, and applications. Important topics include network architecture and communication protocols, network elements, data link, switching and routing, end-to-end protocols, LANs, security and some aspects of network administration.