Introduction to Computer Networks
The American College of Greece
Area of Study
Taught In English
ITC 1070 LE Information Technology Fundamentals –orCS
1070 Introduction to Information Systems
MA 1009 Mathematics for Business, Economics and Sciences
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4
Hours & Credits
Computer communications systems components, models, operation, and applications. Networking standards, protocols and connectivity aspects. Local area networks design, implementation. Wide area networks, emerging technologies.
This course aims to introduce students to various networking concepts. It includes local and wide area networks and communication protocols.
As a result of taking this course, the student should be able to:
1. Identify and compare networking models, configurations, operational characteristics and applications.
2. Determine characteristics and purposes of reference models and protocols used in networking.
3. Evaluate and select the appropriate topology, transmission media, connectivity devices and protocols for various networking environments.
METHOD OF TEACHING AND LEARNING:
In congruence with the teaching and learning strategy of the college, the following tools are used:
• Lectures, class discussions, laboratory practical sessions and problem solving.
• Office hours: Students are encouraged to make full use of the office hours of their instructor, where they can ask questions and go over lecture material.
• Use of the Blackboard Learning platform, where instructors post lecture notes, assignment instructions, timely announcements, as well as additional resources.