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2019-2020 Course Catalog 
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ITT 2032 - Connecting Networks (CCNA-4)

Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture 2 Lab 2
Course Description: This course is the fourth of four courses designed to prepare students for Cisco CCNA certification. This course discusses the WAN technologies and network services required by converged applications in a complex network. The course covers the selection criteria of network devices and WAN technologies to meet network requirements. This course is designed for students in the Information and Telecommunications Technology (ITT), Enterprise Computing Technology (ECT), and Cybersecurity Virtualization and Forensics (CVF) programs.
MnTC Goals

Prerequisite(s): ITT 2031  with a grade of C or higher or instructor consent.
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
  1. Hierarchical Network Design
  2. Connecting the WAN
  3. Point-to-point connections
  4. Frame Relay
  5. NAT for IPv4
  6. Broadband Solutions
  7. Securing Site-to-Site Connectivity
  8. Monitoring the Network
  9. Troubleshooting the Network

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

  1. describe different WAN technologies.
  2. understand the operations and benefits of virtual private networks (VPNs) and tunneling.
  3. configure serial connections.
  4. understand  broadband connections.
  5. configure tunneling operations.
  6. integrate Network Address Translation (NAT) operations into an existing IPv4 network.
  7. monitor network operations using syslog, SNMP, and NetFlow.
  8. describe network architectures.
  9. select collaboration technology and solutions, given business requirements.

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

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