Networks I

Course Number: 
CIS 2151
Computer (CIS)

This course introduces the student to network protocols and 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. The student learns 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