CIT 20200/ 3 Cr.
Students will gain hands on experience installing and configuring local area networks, troubleshooting hardware and software issues, and creating network documentation. Students will explore topics including network performance, network management, and network security.
- Available Online: Yes
- Credit by Exam: Yes
- Laptop Required: Yes
Course Outcomes (What are these?)
- Understand network protocols and standards. (CIT a)
- Explain the purpose of the OSI & TCP/IP model layers. (CIT c)
- Compare the layers of the OSI & TCP/IP models. (CIT a, c)
- Understand transmission methods, media and structured cabling. (CIT c)
- Describe the purpose and characteristics of network hardware components. (CIT c, f)
- Apply network types to business needs. (CIT b, f, j)
- Describe methods of ensuring data integrity, availability and fault tolerance. (CIT f, j)
- Explain how network security contributes to data integrity and availability. (CIT c, f)
- Employ appropriate troubleshooting tools and methodology. (CIT j)
CIT Student Outcomes (What are these?)
(a) An ability to apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the program’s student outcomes and to the discipline.
(b) An ability to analyze a problem, and identify and define the computing and business requirements appropriate to its solution.
(c) An ability to design, implement, and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet desired needs.
(f) Communicate effectively
(j) An ability to use and apply current technical concepts and practices in the core information technologies.
- Careers in Networking
- OSI and TCP/IP Models
- Types of Networks
- Small/Medium Sized Business Needs
- Transmission Media and Topologies
- Network Infrastructure
- Data Integrity and Performance
- TCP/IP Suite and IP Addressing
- Ethernet Standards
- Wireless Technology
- Broadband Technologies
- Information Security
- Troubleshooting Tools and Methodology