CS 438 - Communication Networks
This course covers layered architectures and the OSI Reference Model; design issues and protocols in the transport, network, and data link layers; architectures and control algorithms of local-area, point-to-point, and satellite networks; standards in networks access protocols; models of network interconnection; and provides an overview of networking and communication software.
3 or 4 hours (CS certificate students must take this course for 4 hours). Counts toward a certificate in Computer Science.
A course in system programming and a course in statistics and probability (such as MATH 461).