Prerequisites: Grade of “C” or higher in IS 312; a grade of “C” or higher in BUS 302; a grade of “CR” in BUS 302L; Upper Division Writing Proficiency Exam (UDWPE) score of 8 or higher. An introduction to the concepts and applications of telecommunications and networking technology in a business environment. Topics include network-related hardware and software technology, standards and protocols, local and wide area networks, network management and emerging trends. Emphasis is on the ability to integrate basic technological components to meet the business application requirements. Students will prepare a variety of projects involving the analysis, design and management of network systems.