3 Credits, 4 Contact Hours 2 lecture periods 2 lab periods
Comprehensive introduction to computer networks and data communications. Includes computer networks and services, transmission media and connection, network models, popular protocol suites, other network issues, and network operating systems.
Prerequisite(s):CIS 136 Recommendation: Completion of CIS 103 before enrolling in this course. If any recommended course is taken, see a financial aid or Veteran’s Affairs advisor to determine funding eligibility as appropriate. Information: This course may help in the preparation for the CompTIA Network+ exam. Course Learning Outcomes
Identify network and internetwork connectivity devices.
Describe key network protocols and standards.
Implement network security standards and protocols.
Use network devices to segment network traffic.
Evaluate solutions to common networking problems.
Explain the elements of network management.
Common ports, protocols and services
Routing and switching
Private and reserved addresses
Common media types
Connectors and transceivers
Cable and ethernet standards
Topology of network devices
Advanced networking devices
Virtual network devices
Network storage devices
Documentation and diagramming
Business continuity and disaster recovery
Physical security devices
Authentication and access control
Common network attacks
Network device hardening and mitigation techniques