CSCI-360 Introduction To Computer Networks

Syllabus - Fall 2002


Course description: CSCI-360 Introduction to Computer Networks (3):  Fundamentals of Microcomputer connectivity and communications.  Local and wide area network basics, networking architecture and standards.  Network protocols including TCP/IP.  Comparison, installation and maintenance of Network Operating System.  Prereq: CSCI 200 or 201; CSCI 221 or 250.



Class time: 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm M W

Room: Business Admin 33

CRN: 41244

Section: 001

Aug 19, 2002 - Dec 05, 2002

Class time: 24/7

Room: Online / Blackboard

CRN: 41682

Section: OL1

Aug 19, 2002 - Dec 05, 2002



Instructor: Bob Bradley

Office: 17 Business Admin, UTM, Martin TN

Office Phone: 731 587 7976

Department Phone: 731 587 7573

Office Hours: See Web Page


Book: Computer Networks And Internets, Third Edition by Douglas E. Comer


Tests:  There will be a Mid-term test and a Final Exam.


Quizzes:  There will be a few quizzes.


Programming projects: There will be several programming projects.  These projects will require knowledge of C/C++.  A description of the problem and a date due will be given.  To get the best grade, a project will need to be demonstrated on time.


Attendance:  A sign-up sheet will be passed along most days and points will be averaged in for days attended.  For the online class, the discussion board will be used to measure attendance.


Any student eligible for and requesting academic accommodations due to a disability is requested to provide a letter of accommodation from P.A.C.E. or Student Academic Support Center within the first two weeks of the semester.