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					COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION SAMPLE SYLLABUS TEMPLATE COURSE NUMBER: CS208 TITLE: NETWORKS and INTERNET TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT / PROGRAM: SCHOOL: SEMESTER AND SCHOOL YEAR: INSTRUCTOR: COURSE DESCRIPTION This course provides an in-depth discussion of computer networks. It includes a detailed discussion of the different Network Models. Concepts that have a direct effect on the efficiency of a network (e.g. collision and broadcast domains, topology) are also discussed. Concepts on different network technologies, distributed computation, networking, and communication software, and security issues are also discussed. COURSE OBJECTIVES (DESIRABLE OBJECTIVES) Towards the end of the course, students are expected to / able to:  Be familiar with the different Network Models.  Understand different network technologies  Understand the effects of using different networking topologies  Be updated with different advanced network technologies that can be used to connect different networks  Be familiar with various hardware and software that can help protect the network  Know the advantage of using a network management system COURSE OUTLINE AND TIMEFRAME 1. Introduction to Computer Networks 2. Overview of Networking Models  OSI  TCP/IP 3. Physical Layer 4. Data Link Layer 5. Network Layer

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6. Transport Layer 7. Application Layer 8. Network Topologies 9. Network Security REQUIRED READINGS Computer Networks, 4th Edition Andrew S. Tanenbaum Computer Communications and Networking Technologies Michael A. Gallo, William M. Hancock SUGGESTED READINGS Business Data Communications and Networking, 7th Edition Jerry FitzGerald, Alan Dennis

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