Undergraduate Edition 2019-2020

ENGT 245 Introduction to LAN & WAN Technology

An overview of network communications terminology, protocols, and technologies. Students will construct and assess simple LANs and WANs networks and associated networking devices. Topics include TCP/IP and OSI models, TCP/IP fundamentals, network topologies, network classification, networking protocols, propagation media, data encoding and transmission, networking devices, routing techniques, subnetting, ATM and VoIP, wireless LAN (WLAN), virtual LAN (VLAN), and basic network security. Theory covered will be complemented by labs using network simulation tools.