CISC234 Topics in Network Technology

Department of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics: Computer/Information Science

I. Course Number and Title
CISC234 Topics in Network Technology
II. Number of Credits
3 credits
III. Minimum Number of Instructional Minutes Per Semester
2250 minutes
IV. Prerequisites
CISC235 (C or better) AND CISC244 (C or better)
V. Other Pertinent Information
VI. Catalog Course Description
This is a capstone course for Networking Majors. This seminar course covers the latest developments and enhancements to LAN based systems. Topics will be selected by the departmental faculty each year.
VII. Required Course Content and Direction
  1. Learning Goals:

    1. Course Learning Goals

    2. Students will be able to

      1. evaluate the latest technologies in LAN-based systems; and
      2. demonstrate a proficiency regarding installation and maintenance of LAN-based systems.

    3. Core Learning Goals (if applicable)

    4. This course is not included in the Core.
  2. Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning Activities:

    1. Protocols
    2. Security
    3. Connectivity devices
    4. Future trends
  3. Assessment Methods for Core Learning Goals:

    1. Assessment Methods for Course Learning Goals
    2. The assessment of Course Learning Goals is based on written tests, labs and other assignments, as well as performance-based tasks as appropriate.

    3. Assessment Methods for Core Learning Goals (if applicable)

    4. This course is not included in the Core.
  4. Reference, Resource, or Learning Materials to be used by Students:

    Departmentally selected textbook. Details provided by the instructor of each course section. See course format.
VIII. Teaching Methods Employed
One hundred fifty minutes a week will be devoted to classroom lecture, and discussion. Demonstrations will be provided as necessary.

Section VIII is not being used in new and revised syllabi as of 12/10/08.

Review/Approval Date - 4/05; Revised 6/09