Course Information
Course Code COSC 3P01
Course Title Introduction to Computer Networking
Description Overview of computer network services and principles of operation using the Internet as an example. Topics include layering of services and protocols; functionality of application layer services: world wide web, file transfer and electronic mail; addressing and naming in wide and local area networks; principles of operation of communication-oriented layers: transport, network and data link layers; physical media of interconnection.
Course Format Lectures, 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite(s) COSC 2P03 (minimum 60 percent), 2P13 (minimum 60 percent) and MATH 1P67; MATH 1P01 or 1P05 or permission of the instructor.