Design and Implementation of Local Area Networks
CIT 40200/ 3 Cr.
The design, implementation, and configuration of local area networks. Students install the necessary hardware and software to set up a LAN server with several clients. Students will explore topics including "internetworking", network management, network performance, and security.
- Available Online: Yes
- Credit by Exam: No
- Laptop Required: Yes
CIT 20200 and (MATH 15400 or MATH 15900)
- Microsoft Windows
- Various Linux Distributions
Course Outcomes(What are these?)
- Evaluate business needs (CIT m)
- Analyze business goals and constraints (CIT j)
- Design networks that are scalable and available (CIT j)
- Monitor network performance (CIT j)
- Design logical networks (CIT j)
- Secure networks (CIT j)
- Create Virtual Private Networks (CIT j, m)
- Apply systematic troubleshooting process to identify and resolve networking problems (CIT m)
- Research and propose technical solutions to the given problem (CIT f, m, n)
CIT Student Outcomes(What are these?)
(f) An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
(j) An ability to use and apply current technical concepts and practices in the core information technologies.
(m) An understanding of best practices and standards and their application.
(n) An ability to assist in the creation of an effective project plan.
- Principles of computer networking
- Components common to all Client Server networks
- TCP/IP model and each of its layers
- Transmission Media Basics and Networking Media
- Schemes for TCP/IP networks
- Functions of LAN connectivity hardware
- Independent research on evolving and emerging technologies
Principles of Undergraduate Learning (PULs)
1a. Communicate effectively in a variety of formats, particularly written, oral, and visual formats.
1b. Identify and propose solutions for problems using quantitative tools and reasoning.
1c. Make effective use of information resources and technology.
2. Critical Thinking
3. Integration and Application of Knowledge
5. Understanding Society and Culture