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IT 260 Client/Server Technology - LANs (5)

This course introduces the student to the concepts of data communication in a Local Area Network (LAN) environment. It includes training in the methods and protocols used to allow networked computer systems to communicate in local environments. Topics include the OSI Communication Model, transmission media, protocol stacks especially TCP/IP, simple internetworking, and LAN services. Course objectives are based on those of the Network + and the retired Microsoft Network Essentials certification exams.

Prerequisite: IT 102 and IT 110 with a minimum grade of C and IT 261 (may be taken concurrently) or Program Chair permission.