Computer Networks
CSE5231 Course Information
Orlando Graduate Center

Course Objectives:

This course will explore the theory, design and analysis of computer communications systems. The emphasis of the course will be the design elements that make up present-day enterprise scale networks.


A detailed study of the various software engineering topics, these include:

  1. Object Oriented Design using UML
  2. Software Project Estimation Techniques
  3. Distributed System Architectures with CORBA, RMI and J2EE
  4. User Interface Design
  5. Automated Software Testing
  6. Configuration Mangement
  7. Model Driven Architecture

Note: See Course Outline for additional Detail. I have posted the Study Guide in the Course Outline page.


  1. Mid-term Quiz- 50 points
  2. Final Exam -100 points
  3. Class Term Paper & Presentation - 150 points

    Total points = 300

Letter grades will be assigned using the following scale:
A=90 - 100% B=80 - 89% C=70 - 79% F=0 - 69%

Programming Environment


Florida Tech Computer Science

Course Author and Contact Information

Juan M. Gomez
Office Tel. No. - (407)306-2140

Last Update: June 21, 2003