A study of the TCP/IP and Network Architecture. Students will learn how processors work. Coverage of network architectures as well as basics of computer  networks and the different protocol layers used for communication. Coverage of the concepts and fundamental principles that have contributed to modem network designs and implementation using TCP/IP. Topics to be addressed in this course are IP, ARP, RARP, and ICMP protocols; IP routing; TCP protocol, TCP/IP  next­ generation; OSI network protocols and standards; and client/server networking  and applications.  Prerequisite: ITS 20263 Introduction to Networking.