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2018-2019 SGPP Catalog and Handbook 
2018-2019 SGPP Catalog and Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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IT302 Networks and Telecommunications (3 cr.)

Prerequisite(s): IT 301  and COM 310  or COM 330 
This course provides a business and technical overview of voice, data, and video communication systems. It focuses on basic definitions such as information sources, media, transmission systems, circuit, packet, and other switching methods. Network architectures and models are reviewed. The business importance of networks and examples of networked applications are examined. The implications of managing a network infrastructure are introduced.

Upon completion of this course, students are expected to be able to do the following:

  1. Articulate fundamental networking and telecommunication concepts
  2. Identify the components of a voice and data communication system
  3. Understand the structure of the communications industry: regulatory affairs, network service providers, and the public phone network
  4. Understand the fundamentals of networking management
  5. Understand the networking concepts that underlie the Internet
  6. Recognize industry trends in telecommunications and networking

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