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Number:CS345
Name:Data Communications
Description:This class is intended to help students grasp the fundamental concepts of data, voice, and video communications. This course forms the foundation for students continuing in the CIS or CM curricula.
Credit(s):3
Offered (DAY schedule):
Instructor Permission Required:N
Pre-Requisite(s):
A 100-level computer course or permission of instructor

Course Objectives

Have developed a working vocabulary in communications and networking.
"Be able to plan, analyze and design data communication systems from a business needs standpoint.
"Understand the components, protocols, topologies and system configurations involved in data communications and networking.

Books Previously Used in this Course

Term Year Title ISBN Author Edition Publisher
S 2013 Introduction to Networking with Network+ 0-470-48732-1 Zacker, Craig 2013 Microsoft Press
F 2012 Introduction to Networking with Network+ 0-470-48732-1 Zacker, Craig 2013 Microsoft Press
S 2011 Computer Networking Tanenbaum 5th Prentice Hall
S 2011 COMPUTER NETWORKS 0-13-212695-8 TANENBAUM 5 PEARSON EDU
S 2010 BUSINESS DATA COMMUNICATI 0-13-606741-7 STALLINGS 6 PH
S 2009 BUSINESS DATA COMMUNICATI 0-13-606741-7 STALLINGS 6 PEARSON EDUCATION
S 2008 DATA COMM & COMPUTER NETW WHITE 4 COURSE TEC
S 2007 DATA COMMUNICATIONS & NETWORKING 0-07-296775-7 FOROUZAN 4 MCGRAW-HILL PUBLISHI
S 2007 DATA COMMUNICATIONS & NETWORKING 0-07-325032-5 FOROUZAN 4 MCGRAW-HILL PUBLISHI
S 2006 DATA COMMUNICATIONS+NETWORKING FOROUZAN 3RD 04
S 2002 Data Communications & Networking 0-07-232204-7 Forouzan 2 MCG
S 2001 Data Communications & Networking 0-07-232204-7 Forouzan 2 MCG
S 2000 Data Communications 0-13-096139-6 Beyda 3 PH
S 2000 Essential Guide to Telecommunications 0-13-014295-6 Dodd 2 PH
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