Maricopa Community Colleges  CIS270BA   19955-19992 
Official Course Description: MCCCD Approval: 12/08/98
CIS270BA 19955-19992 L+L 1 Credit(s) 2 Period(s)
Data Communications-Asynchronous Communications
Exploration of asynchronous communications, networking technologi functionality, specifications of various protocols, industry stan types, and access methods. Local, metropolitan, enterprise, and networks. Prerequisites: CIS109 and CIS270AA, (CIS190 or CIS191) or permission of instructor.
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MCCCD Official Course Competencies:
CIS270BA   19955-19992 Data Communications-Asynchronous Communications
1. Contrast analog and digital network technologies. (I)
2. Describe and give examples of asynchronous network technologies. (I, II)
3. Contrast synchronous and asynchronous transmission networks. (II)
4. Describe methods used to address synchronous network workstations (I, II, III)
5. Explain how to configure synchronous networks. (III)
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MCCCD Official Course Outline:
CIS270BA   19955-19992 Data Communications-Asynchronous Communications
    I. Transmission Systems: Analog
        A. Asynchronous communication parameters
        B. Network signal transmissions
        C. Network switching techniques
        D. Media
      II. Asynchronous Protocol Suites
          A. Specifications
          B. International standards
            1. Governance
            2. Committees
          C. Protocols
            1. X-on/X-off
            2. X Modem
            3. Y Modem
            4. Z Modem
            5. Kermit
            6. X series
            7. V series
          D. Frame Relay
          E. ATM (Asynchronous Transfer Mode)
          F. SMDS (Switched Multimegabit Data Service)
        III. Workstation Configuration and Connectivity: Asynchronous
            A. Booting
            B. Local Operating Systems
            C. Operating system commands
            D. Configuration files
            E. Communication software
            F. Equipment standards
            G. Access procedures
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