Jun 18, 2024  
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CST* 244 - Data Communications and Networking I & II


Credit(s): 6
- On Campus and Online -

This course begins with a basic overview of modern business data, voice and video communications, and progresses to advanced topics in networking and data communication including Cisco routers, switches, and TCP/IP protocol. The course begins with examples of how communications were developed and are currently used. Communications and networking are defined, and communications models are described. Students discover various transmission media, line configurations, and characteristics of communications channels. Communications and networking equipment, software, and protocols are explained. Students learn the basics of communications networks and network configurations and are presented with examples of communications networks. The course then progresses into the study of actual networks and network hardware and software. Hands-on experience is obtained as students learn how to build and configure small networks. With this foundation knowledge, students will be well prepared for the 100-105 ICNDI certification. This course is an accelerated version of CST* 231  and CST* 281 .



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