CSCI210 Introduction to Networking (3 semester hours)

The course introduces students to the structure and components of computer networks, packet switching, layer architectures, and a number of applications. Students gain the experience and tools needed to use and write protocols. Specific topics include Web/HTTP, voice-over-IP, P2P file sharing, socket programming, TCP/IP, reliable transfer, flow control, congestion control, the network layer (names, addresses, and routing), local area networks, and wireless networks. The course also explores issues related to network security. (Prerequisite: CSCI220)