Science, Technology & Society B.S.
Course DescriptionData Communications Networking
A study of the terminology, hardware, and software associated with data communications and networking systems. Topics include design principles for human-computer dialogues, selection criteria for communications devices, the technology behind data transmission, techniques and message protocols for line control and error processing, networking components, and network topologies, routing and protocols. Prerequisite: CITA 120, or permission of the instructor 3 credits (2 lecture, 2 laboratory hours), fall and spring semester