Networking Fundamentals

NET 101

Science, Technology, Engineering & Math

Credits: 3

This course is the first course of the four semester Cisco Systems CCNA preparation program. This course is a robust treatment of Cisco System’s CCNA track which will provide the student with a highly marketable skill and knowledge set. This course is designed for students seeking a technical degree in the field of Computer Networking, and for the student seeking CCNA / CCNP certification. It is also highly useful for those seeking computer forensics and cyber security certifications and degrees. The course follows the proven, world recognized Cisco Networking Academy curriculum and incorporates significant online components including testing. Reliable Internet access is required for the student. There is an online component to this course. The course investigates network functions, tools and basic interconnectivity. It also studies the seven layer and TCP/IP models of networking plus IP Version 4 addressing schemes and planning. Students should be very familiar with modern Windows computers and be comfortable using computers before registering for this course.