TEL 241 Telecommunications I (4 credits)
This course is designed to train students in the organization, architecture, set-up, 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 set-up and maintenance, network printing, and internal Web servers. A hands-on approach will be taken, with team projects throughout. Prerequisites: ELT 131 and CMT 180; co-requisite: ELT 153.