A grade of C- or better in CIS 2168 and either CIS 2107 or CIS 2229. These may not be taken concurrently.
Below is a list of topics that we'll cover this semester. Please follow the course website for current readings.
|2 weeks||networks intro and review||ch. 1|
|2 weeks||application layer||ch. 2|
|3.5 weeks||transport layer||ch. 3|
|3.5 weeks||network layer||ch. 4|
|2 weeks||link layer||ch. 5|
The primary goal of the course is to obtain a solid understanding of the basic architecture of the TCP/IP Protocol Suite and the main protocols of which it is comprised. Supporting goals are to practice basic system and network administration tasks using the Linux Operating System, and to learn to program TCP/IP sockets using the Java Programming Language.