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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, students should be able to: Describe and implement various network services and standards as related to the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model. Demonstrate the ability to properly troubleshoot network connectivity problems.Establish network security and various management practices. Describe and install network connectivity devices and transmisison media. Define the topologies and how they work with each other. Perform basic TCP/IP computations and perform troubleshooting utilizing various TCP/IP command line utilities. Describe and implement common network protocols. College Academic Learning Goal Designation: Information Technology (TC)
Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites: (ENG 050, REA 050) or ENG 099 or REA 075, MAT 040/050 ortest scores