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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


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.