Academic Catalog

CTE314 COMPUTER NETWORKS AND COMMUNICATION

Course Code: 3760314
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(2-2)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Computer Education And Instructional Technology
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Academic Staff Dr. CYRIL SCHOREELS
Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.

Course Content

This course introduces the underlying concepts and principles of computer networks. It presents the different components of a network and how these components fit together. The course emphasizes the design and implementation of network software that transforms raw hardware into a richly functional communication system. Real networks (such as the Internet, ATM, Ethernet, Token Ring) are used as examples to reinforce the concepts and demonstrate various protocols.