Catalogue 2019 - 2020

BIS 413 Data Communications and Networks


3 cr.


IT 102 or CS 102.

Course Description

This course provides an overview of the concepts and principles of telecommunications systems and networks, blending technical with managerial topics. It also provides coverage of major operating systems including Microsoft Windows, Linux, and Novell NetWare. Students will examine network architectures, data communications software and hardware, as well as the array of facilities and resources available on the Internet. Students will complete a series of hands-on network projects, and will analyze network design cases throughout the semester. Students may sit for network certification following completion of the course.

Cross Listed Courses

IT 250