Summer 2012, Salazar Hall C362, Tuesdays 6:10pm-10:00pm
Prerequisite: CIS 100 or permission of instructor
Wireless technology has quickly become the newest networking technology that has hit the mainstream. The purpose of this course
is to provide a straightforward and broad survey of wireless voice and data network standards and technologies available today
for personal and business communications. It is designed for students taking an entry-level wireless technology course or
seeking better knowledge of wireless communications and networks. To help students discover technologies from Bluetooth to
satellite broadband, this course provides a fundamental introduction to wireless communication systems including wireless personal
area networks (WPANs), wireless local area networks (WLANs), wireless metropolitan area networks (WMANs), wireless wide area networks (WWANs),
wireless sensor networks (WSNs), and wireless local loop.
The cutting-edge wireless mobility topics discussed in this course will cover the wireless networking system architecture, standards,
technologies, QoS (quality of service), security, multimedia applications in business, and fundamental concepts in
mobile applications programming for smartphone platforms of Android, iOS, and Windows Mobile, etc.
This course will also be of assistance to students who are looking to obtain the Certified Wireless Technology Specialist (CWTS)
entry-level certification and the Certified Wireless Network Administrator (CWNA) foundation level certification from Planet3 Wireless,
the organization that is the leader in vendor-neutral wireless certifications.