Dec 13, 2019
TLC 110 - Telecommunications I
This course is designed to train students in the organization, architecture, setup, maintenance, hardware, and software aspects of local area networks. Topics include: introduction to networks; types and characteristics of different network architectures and network topologies; intra and inter-network devices; network operating systems; peer-to-peer and client/server environments; LAN setup and maintenance, network printing; internal web server. A hands-on approach will be taken, with team projects throughout.
Prerequisite: EET 122 Electrical Circuits
Corequisite: EET 151 Electronic Systems I
4 Class Hours
- Describe Local Area Network (LAN) organization and operation.
- Describe the purpose and function of various LAN protocols.
- Describe the purpose and function of LAN interconnection technologies.
- Use LANs for data communications.
- Use network analysis software to view, verify, and troubleshoot network traffic conditions.
- Explain general characteristics and devices of a wireless network.
- Work productively as a team, practicing project leadership, interpersonal skills, and conflict resolution in a networked environment.
- Practice problem solving via the planning, organization and delivery of projects in a networked environment.
Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
- Describe the organization, operation, set up, and maintenance of a local area network.
- Explain the types and characteristics of different network architectures, topologies, and components.
- Describe the OSI reference model and the functions of LAN protocols.
- Describe the hardware aspects of a LAN: the purpose and function of LAN intra and interconnecting network devices.
- Set up and use LANs for data communications.
- Explain the general characteristics and devices of a wireless network and configure a small wireless network.
- Practice problem solving, teamwork, and leadership skills, via the planning, organization, and delivery of projects in a networked environment.
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