Course Title & Textbooks

TELCOM 2000: Intro to Telecommunications
William Stallings, Business Data Communications, 6th Edition, Prentice Hall. ISBN-10: 0136067417; ISBN-13: 978-0136067412 Required.

TELCOM 2010: Computer Networking Lab
James F. Kurose and Keith W. Ross .Computer Networking: A Top-Down Approach, 5th ed.Addison Wesley; ISBN-10: 0136079679; ISBN-13: 978-0136079675. (If students have already purchased 4th Edition, it is acceptable.)

TELCOM 2121: Network Management
Douglas Comer, "Automated Network Management Systems: Current and Future Capabilities", ISBN: 0-13-239308-5
TELCOM 2710: Foundations of Wireless Communications
S. Haykin and M. Moher, Modern Wireless Communications,Prentice Hall, 2005. (ISBN: 0-13-022472-3) Required;
David Tse and Pramod Viswanath, Fundamentals of Wireless Communication, Cambridge University Press, 2005 (ISBN: 0-521-84527-0) Recommended.

TELCOM 2821: Network Security
Book is available online. Students who don't mind reading the book on a computer's screen are free not to buy the textbook
C. Kaufmann, R. Perlman and M. Speciner . Network Security: Private Communication in a Public World, Prentice Hall PTR, 2002. (ISBN:0130460192) Required. 

Critical Infrastructure Protection in Homeland Security, T.Lewis, March, 2006. ISBN: 978-0-471-78628-3


Last Updated: November 12, 2015