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CNET 151 - CCNA1 Cisco Networking Fundamentals

3 Credit: (2 lecture, 2 lab, 0 clinical) 4 Contact Hours: [CSTC 127 

This course introduces students to the architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the Internet and other computer networks. The principles and structure of IP addressing and the fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media, and operations are introduced. Students will be able to build simple LANs, perform basic configurations for routers and switches, and implement IP addressing schemes. Lab work is designed to simulate real-world networking. This course is the first of three networking courses to prepare students for the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification exam.
OFFERED: fall semesters

 Course Goals/ Objectives/ Competencies:
Goal 1:  Explain network technologies.

  1. Explain how devices access local and remote network resources.
  2. Describe router hardware.

Goal 2:  Explain how switching operates in a small to medium-sized business network.

  1. Design an IP addressing scheme to provide network connectivity for a small to medium-sized business network.
  2. Configure initial settings on a network device.
  3. Implement basic network connectivity between devices.
  4. Configure monitoring tools available for small to medium-sized business networks.

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