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CS 457 - Computer Networks and the Internet

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Introduction to fundamental concepts in the design and implementation of computer communication networks and their protocols. Principals of communications, local area networks, communication protocols, TCP/IP, and the Internet.

Software/Hardware requirements: Access to electronic mail, ability to access the Web easily and frequently (a modern browser is recommended), ability to access the CS department computers remotely.

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CS 253 (Problem Solving); CS 370 (System Architecture and Software); STAT 301 (Introduction to Statistical Methods) or Introduction to Communications Principles or Introduction to Biostatistics or STAT 311 (Statistics for Behavioral Sciences I) or STAT 315 (Statistics for Engineers and Scientists); Prerequisite courses must be passed with a C or better.. Credit not allowed for both CS 457 and ECE 456

Textbooks and Materials

Please check the CSU Bookstore for textbook information.  Textbook listings are available at the CSU Bookstore about 3 weeks prior to the start of the term.