On successful completion of the course students will :
- develop knowledge of architectural concepts of data communications and computer networking.
- be prepared for understanding, evaluating critically, and assimilating new knowledge and emerging technology about computer networks.
- be able to describe the services, functions, and inter-relationship of different components with an architectural model such as Open System Interconnection (OSI) seven layer model and TCP/IP model.
- be able to describe how components, subsystems and various algorithms in the physical layer, data link layer, network layer, and transport layer function.