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Computer Networks and Protocols COMP 7005

Computer Systems Course

International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

This course will cover the advanced elements of Data Communication and Network Architecture. The TCP/IP protocol suite and its application within the Internet architecture will be examined in depth, and in a practical manner. Also covered will be advanced topics such as Wireless Data Communication, and Security Protocols. Students will be introduced to the Berkeley socket API and the basics of Client/Server programming.


  • 60% in COMP 7003 ( may be taken concurrently)



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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Apply Data Communication protocols with an emphasis on practical applications.
  • Analyze Peer-to-Peer protocols, Routing algorithms, and Network congestion issues.
  • Analyze the various components of the TCP/IP protocol suite.
  • Use the TCP/IP socket API to design and implement basic Client/Server applications.
  • Explain Wireless and Mobile networks.
  • Explain the basics of Network Security
  • Analyze and evaluate security protocols for potential use within an organization.

Effective as of Fall 2018

Related Programs

Computer Networks and Protocols (COMP 7005) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Computing and Academic Studies

  1. Applied Computer Science (Database Option)
    Bachelor of Science Part-time
  2. Applied Computer Science (Human Computer Interface Option)
    Bachelor of Science Part-time
  3. Applied Computer Science (Network Security Administration Option)
    Bachelor of Science Part-time
  4. Applied Computer Science (Network Security Applications Development Option)
    Bachelor of Science Full-time/Part-time
  5. Applied Computer Science (Wireless and Mobile Applications Development Option)
    Bachelor of Science Part-time


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