Management of Information Systems
This course will provide students with a sound foundation in the field of data communications, networking, and distributed processing systems, so that they can better understand and manage the information technology and systems that they will encounter in their careers. A comprehensive survey of communication protocols, hardware and software required to deliver information from a source through a medium to a destination. Digital, analog, security, network and network management requirements for data communication are introduced. Emphasis will be on the managerial aspects of data communications.