Course syllabus for MIS 440 Telecommunications and Distributed Data Systems
Course description: Provides an introduction to the basic telecommunications concepts and terminology. Introduces the technical details of communications systems (voice communications and data communications) . Topics specifically covered include telephone systems, coding and data encryption, data terminals, terminal to communication lines interface, communications protocols, PC-to mainframe communications, local area networks, telecommunications architecture and standards. Discusses the environment in which telecommunications exists within a company and also the external environment, including topics like deregulation and divestiture. Students are also introduced to the fundamentals of telecommunications management, network design and implementation.
Donahue, Vince Jr., "MIS 440 Telecommunications and Distributed Data Systems" (1993). Management Information Systems Syllabi. 174.