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 2125:  Network Science And Analysis
M.E.J. Newman. Networks, An Introduction. Oxford University Press, March 2010. ISBN13: 9780199206650; ISBN10: 0199206651. Required.
Mung Chiang. Networked Life: 20 Questions and Answers. Cambridge University Press (September 10, 2012) ISBN-10: 1107024943; ISBN-13: 978-1107024946. Recommended.

TELCOM 2710: Foundations of Wireless Communications
TELCOM 2727/ INFSCI 1073 App Development for Mobile Devices
Jeremy Keith. HTML5 for Web Designers. A Book Apart Jeffrey Zeldmann; 1ST edition (2010). ISBN-10: 0984442502; ISBN-13: 978-0984442508.   Required.
David Mark, Jack Nutting, Jeff LaMarche, Fredrik Olsson. Beginning iOS 6 Development: Exploring the iOS SDK. Apress; 1 edition (January 11, 2013). ISBN-10: 1430245123; ISBN-13: 978-1430245124. Recommended.

TELCOM 2810/INFSCI 2150: Information Security&Privacy   
Matt Bishop. Introduction to Computer Security.Addison-Wesley. ISBN: 0-201-44099-7. Required. (available online for Pitt Students) Required.

TELCOM 2813:  Security Management
Richard E. Smith. Elementary Information Security.  Jones & Bartlett Learning; 1e edition (November 18, 2011).ISBN -13: 978-1449648206. Optional Text.

TELCOM 2821: Network Security
Stallings, William. Network Security Essentials: Applications and Standards, 4th ed.
Prentice Hall. ISBN-13: 978-0136108054. Required.Anderson, Ross. Security Engineering: A Guide to Building Dependable Distributed Systems (2nd Ed.). Wiley. ISBN-13: 978-0470068526. Optional.

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

TELCOM 2937: Special Topics: Wireless Networks II
Arunabha Ghosh, Jun Zhang, Rias Muhamed, Jeffrey G. Andrews. Fundamentals of LTE.    Prentice Hall. September 2010.    ISBN:0137033117;    ISBN-13: 9780137033119.Required.

Last Updated: November 12, 2015