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CIS 215 DATA COMMUNICATIONS

CIS 215Data Communication

Course Outline

Course Number & Name:  CIS 215 Data Communication

Credit Hours:  3.0             Contact Hours:  3.0          Lecture:  3.0       Lab:  N/A             Other:  N/A

Prerequisites:  Grade of “C” or better in CIS 212 or permission of the instructor

Co-requisites:  None                                                      Concurrent Courses:  None

Course Description: This course is designed to develop an understanding of current data communications technology as it applies to information systems. Topics covered include basic concepts and terminology as it relates to data communications and networks, with particular emphasis on local area networks. Students are required to design PC network hardware configurations based upon selected case studies.

Course Goals: Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to do the following:

  1. define and explain basic concepts and terminology associated with data communications and networks;
  2. explain how data communications technology is implemented on local area networks (LANs); and
  3. design PC network hardware configurations based on selected case studies.