IT 221 - Fundamentals of Networking and Data Communications
Lecture Hours: 3 Lab Hours: 0 Credit Hours: 3 Terms Offered: Fall; spring, odd years; summer, even years
A first course in data communications and networking. Topics include: IP networks and services, comparative network configurations and communications protocols, function and purpose of physical network components, resource sharing, client-server systems, administrative issues and tools, and industry standards. Provides initial training towards professional network certification. Laboratory graded and credited with course. Prerequisite: CS 115 or CS 120.