Southern Polytechnic State University

Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2012-2013

IT 4323 Data Communications & Networks

Prerequisite: IT 3123


Fundamental concepts of computer networking. Topics include properties of signals and media, information encoding, error detection and recovery, LANs, backbones, WANs, network topologies, routing, Internet protocols, and security issues. The focus is on general concepts together with their application to support the business enterprise.

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