Advanced Data Communications

Advanced Data Communications
Design, management, and strategic use of local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), intranets, and the Internet to solve business problems.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesIS 404 or equivalent.
Course Outcomes

Basic Network Hardware

Set up and configure basic network hardware such as; cabling, switches, and routers.

Layer 2 Network Infrastructure

Design, install and configure a secure layer 2 network infrastructure

Layer 3 Network Devices

Install, configure secure and manage layer 3 network devices such as routers and firewalls

Infrastructure Security Applications

Install, configure and secure and manage infrastructure security applications.

Secure Network Protocols

Design and configure secure network protocols.

Data Communications Competency

Converse competently with IT professionals who specialize in data communications. Understand and debate current data communications issues.