Networks I

Course Number: 
CIS 2151
Semester: 
Spring
Subject: 
Computer (CIS)
Credits 
4.00

This course introduces the student to network protocols. The course covers physical, data link, network, transport, and application layer protocols. The TCP/IP protocol suite is discussed in detail. Topics include Ethernet, connectionless protocols, connection-oriented protocols, and application protocols such as DNS, DHCP, and HTTP. Students learn about both hardware and software troubleshooting tools, security issues, and current topics such as IPv6. Hands-on experience working with networking equipment and use of network simulation tools is used throughout the course.

3 hours of lecture, 2 hours of lab per week

Prerequisites

CIS 2025 or CIS 2262 or CIS 2271