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Course Description

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Computer Information Systems - CIS 273

TCP/IP and Network Architectures

3 Credit Hours
3 Lecture Hours

Course Description

This course introduces students to the key concepts of Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP). The world's largest network, the Internet, is also one of the world's most powerful communication tools. Students learn the underlying applications, components and protocols of TCP/IP and its necessary link to the Internet and how to identify TCP/IP layers, components and functions. Navigation tools, TCP/IP services and troubleshooting methodologies are also reviewed.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Examine IP addressing and related protocols.
  • Examine the protocols used to transport data over the Internet.
  • Examine Basic TCP/IP services.
  • Examine the Domain Name System Protocol.
  • Examine the Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol.
  • Examine methods of securing TCP/IP Environments.
  • Examine routing in the IP Environment.
  • Identify principles of monitoring and managing IP Networks.
  • Identify the key features of Internet Protocol Version 6.

Course Schedule

Currently no sections of this class are being offered.

Key: Day of the Week

  • T = Tuesday
  • R = Thursday
  • S = Saturday
  • X = Sunday