NET 110 - Network Communications

Course Description

This course prepares students to have an overall view of the way computers communicate and the basics of networking. Key topics include networking standards, the OSI model, network protocols, transmission media, topologies, hardware, software, WANs and remote connectivity, security, managing and upgrading a network, and TCP/IP. Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to: Describe the various network services and standards. Explain the industry standard OSI model of network computing Describe and establish network security and various management issues. Describe connectivity and transmission media. Define the topologies and how they work with each other. Perform basic TCP/IP computations. Describe network protocols and how the work together.

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3


Course Prerequisites: ENG 050, REA 050, MAT 040