Section 1
Spring 2014
Wireless Communications and Networks


Spring 2014, Salazar Hall C363, Mondays 1:30pm-3:10pm

Prerequisite: CIS 100 or permission of instructor

Wireless technology has quickly become the newest networking technology that has hit the mainstream. The purpose of this course is to provide a straightforward and broad survey of wireless voice and data network standards and technologies available today for personal and business communications. It is designed for students taking an entry-level wireless technology course or seeking better knowledge of wireless communications and networks. To help students discover technologies from Bluetooth to satellite broadband, this course provides a fundamental introduction to wireless communication systems including wireless personal area networks (WPANs), wireless local area networks (WLANs), wireless metropolitan area networks (WMANs), wireless wide area networks (WWANs), wireless sensor networks (WSNs), and wireless local loop.

The cutting-edge wireless mobility topics discussed in this course will cover the wireless networking system architecture, standards, technologies, QoS (quality of service), security, multimedia applications in business, and fundamental concepts in mobile applications programming for smartphone platforms of Android, iOS, and Windows Mobile, etc. This course will also be of assistance to students who are looking to obtain the Certified Wireless Technology Specialist (CWTS) entry-level certification and the Certified Wireless Network Administrator (CWNA) foundation level certification.

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