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2019-2020 Course Catalog 
2019-2020 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ITT 1031 - Introduction to Networks (CCNA-1)

Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture 2 Lab 2
Course Description: This course provides an introduction to the OSI 7 and TCP/IP models used in data communication and computer networks with emphasis on network infrastructure design, configuration, and implementation. This course is the first in a four-course sequence designed to prepare students to take the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) examination.
MnTC Goals

Prerequisite(s): None
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
  1. Exploring the Network
  2. Configuring a Network Operating System
  3. Network Protocols and Communications
  4. Network Access
  5. Ethernet
  6. Network Layer
  7. Transport Layer
  8. IP Addressing
  9. Application Layer
  10. Subnetting IPv4 Networks
  11. Networking

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:

  1. build a simple Ethernet network using routers and switches.
  2. describe the devices and services used to support communications in data networks and the Internet.
  3. describe the role of protocol layers in data networks.
  4. devise a subnet strategy given network requirements.
  5. evaluate addressing and naming schemes at various layers of data networks in IPv4 and IPv6 environments.
  6. explain fundamental Ethernet concepts.
  7. utilize Cisco command-line interface (CLI) commands to perform basic router and switch configurations.
  8. utilize common network utilities to verify small network operations and analyze data traffic.

Competency 1 (1-6)
Competency 2 (7-10)

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