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Undergraduate Course Details
Number CSC 315A
Title Computer Networks and Data Communications
Credits 4.0
Prerequisites CSC260 with grade of C+ or higher
Winter/Spring 2016 Classes
Sec Ref # Dates Days Times Location Instructor
01 3006 1/19/16 - 5/16/16 TR 3:05pm - 4:20pm MH-301 Sotirios Kentros
L21 3007 1/19/16 - 5/16/16 TR 1:40pm - 2:55pm MH-202 Sotirios Kentros


This course provides an introduction to the basic principles of data communications and computer networks. Modulation techniques, multiplexing, transmission media, error control techniques, message formatting, switching and packet-switching techniques, various communication protocols, and networking and internetworking techniques are discussed. Three lecture hours and three hours of scheduled laboratory per week, plus programming work outside of class.