SRJC Course Outlines

12/10/2023 8:58:38 AMCS 82.41B Course Outline as of Fall 2009

Changed Course

Discipline and Nbr:  CS 82.41BTitle:  TELECOMMUNICATIONS - 2  
Full Title:  Telecommunications - 2
Last Reviewed:1/24/2011

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.50Lecture Scheduled3.008 max.Lecture Scheduled24.00
Minimum1.50Lab Scheduled08 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total24.00
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  48.00Total Student Learning Hours: 72.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  CIS 78.11B

Catalog Description:
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This course follows CIS 78.11A and continues an in-depth introduction into the electronic transmission of information. The topics include T-carriers, multiplexing, errors and error control, standards and protocols, LANs, WANs, data privacy and security, and the Internet.

Completion of CS 82.41A (formerly CIS 78.11A)

Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This course is a continuation of the in-depth introduction into the electronic transmission of information, including but not limited to standards and protocols, LANs, WANs, data privacy and security, and the Internet.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:Completion of CS 82.41A (formerly CIS 78.11A)
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP


Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 2002Inactive:Fall 2015
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course


Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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Student will be able to:
1.  Delineate the integration of voice technologies with data
2.  Differentiate the basics of T-carrier systems, frame relay,
   asynchronous transfer mode, DSL, cable modems, and ISDN and will be
   able to compare and contrast their characteristics.
3.  Analyze the basic operating procedures of the Internet and how
   it relates to data and voice communications.
4.  Document the characteristics of local area networks, including
   bus, star and ring topologies.

Topics and Scope
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1.  T-Carriers and standards
   a.  North American
   b.  European
2.  Multiplexing
   a.  Frequency Division Multiplexing
   b.  Time Division Multiplexing
   c.  Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing
3.  Errors, Error Detection, and Error Control
   a.  Noise and Errors
   b.  Error Prevention
   c.  Error Detection Techniques
   d.  Error Control
4.  Network Architecture Models
   a.  The Open Systems Interconnection Model (OSI)
   b.  The Internet Model
   c.  Logical and Physical Connections
5.  Local Area Networks
   a.  Functions of LANs
   b.  Advantages and Disadvantages
   c.  Basic Network Topologies
   d.  Medium Access Control Protocols
   e.  Medium Access Control Sublayer
   f.  IEEE 802 Frame Formats
   g.  Local Area Network Systems
6.  Local Area Networks and Internetworking
   a.  Why Interconnect?
   b.  Internetworking Devices and the OSI Model
       1) Bridges
       2) Hubs
       3) Switches
       4) Network servers
       5) Routers
7.  Local Area Networks (Software and Support Systems)
   a.  Network Operating Systems
   b.  NOS Utilities, Tools, and Applications
   c.  Software Licensing Agreements
   d.  LAN Support Devices
8.  Network Security
   a.  Basic Security
   b.  Standard System Attacks
   c.  Basic Encryption and Decryption
   d.  Public Key Infrastructure
   e.  Firewalls
9.  Introduction to Wide Area Networks
   a.  Basics
   b.  Routing
   c.  Network Congestion
   d.  High-speed Telecommunications Systems
       1)  Frame Relay
       2)  Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)
   e.  Structure and Hierarchy of the Internet
       1)  Network Access Points (NAPs)
       2)  High-speed backbones
       3)  Point of presence (POP)
10. Network Design and Management
   a.  Systems Development Life Cycle
   b.  Network Modeling
   c.  Feasibility Studies
   d.  Capacity Planning
   e.  Creating a Baseline
   f.  Network Management Skills
   g.  Generating Useable Statistics
   h.  Managing Operations
   i.  Network Diagnostic Tools

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1.  Homework exercises from text.
2.  Reports on current events articles for the application of learning
3.  Problem solving assignments.
4.  Quizzes, midterm, and final exams.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
20 - 40%
Written homework, Reading reports
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
20 - 40%
Homework problems
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
40 - 60%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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1.  "Introduction to Telecommunications," by Anu Gokhale - Delmar/Thomson
   Learning 2001
2.  "The Telecommunications Fact Book and Illustrated Dictionary,"
   by Ahmed Khan - Delmar Publishers 1994

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