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2020-2021 Academic Catalogue 
2020-2021 Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EE 445 - Computer Networks

Lecture Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 2
Credit Hours: 3

Introduction to computer network fundamentals such as network architecture and Media Access Control (MAC). The topics covered include: ALOHA networks, Carrier Sense Multiple Access (CSMA) networks, CSMA Collision Avoidance (CSMA/CA) networks, CSMA with collision detection (CSMA/CD) networks, token passing networks, Ethernet networks, seven layer OSI model, IEEE network standards, wireless networks to include satellite networks, network media selection, and the fundamental components of the Internet. The ability to design a network to meet a throughput requirement is stressed. Prerequisite(s): MA 220 .