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2019-2020 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog

CIS 338 - Wide Area Network Engineering

Course covers the technologies, equipment and protocols of the Internet. Lectures cover the design principles of WAN transport and routing protocols, Internet addresses, subnetting, and the Internet Protocol/Transmission Control Protocol. A set of laboratory experiments will provide hands-on experience with engineering a wide-area network and extensive work with routing equipment. (2-0-2) Offered fall semester. Prerequisites: (CIS 237, CIS 337, or CIS 457) and admitted to CIS major.

Credits: 3

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