SY310: Introduction to Networking and Wireless Communications
An introduction to wired and wireless communications and associated vulnerabilities at the physical, data link and network layers of the TCP/IP model. The theme of this course is for the student to understand the entire communication cycle as it pertains to wired and wireless computer networks and communications systems. Beginning with electromagnetic spectrum and the fundamentals that govern its use, each student will learn the unique implications of operating in a wireless environment. The student will demonstrate applications of interdependent networks, including the Internet and telecommunications networks within the cyberspace domain. Additionally, the student will understand electronic engineering and tactics in support of spectrum dominance and retaining strategic advantage to open and closed networks.
Prerequisites: SI110, SM224, and SP212
Offered in Spring