Online Courses

CS 438 - Communication Networks

Spring 2014

Communication NetworksNPV51562ONL -     Matthew Caesar

Course Description

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.

Credit Hours

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).

Subject Area

Computer Science