Loyola University Chicago

Department of Computer Science

COMP 346: Introduction to Telecommunications

Credit hours



COMP 264 or COMP 271


This course introduces the fundamental concepts of telecommunication networks. Underlying engineering principles of telephone networks, computer networks and integrated digital networks are discussed. Topics in the course include: telephone and data networks overview; OSI layers; data link protocol; flow control, congestion control, routing; and local area networks (Ethernet, Token Ring and FpI).

Recent Syllabus

Taught by Dr. Dordal in Spring 2013.