ELET 3163 - Voice & Data Communications, 3 Credits
Prerequisite(s): ELET 2103 with D or better
This course will provide a comprehensive overview of the converging world of computers and telecommunications. It will introduce basic building blocks of telecommunications and most current information on new technologies. Fundamental signaling principles and how early telephone and computer inventions influenced modern technology will be discussed. Topics such as switching, data transmission, broadband, wireless LANs, network access methods, techniques and tools involved in recognizing and addressing information security threats and voice-over-network and convergence technologies will be discussed. It will provide a solid foundation for more advanced studies in voice and data networking.