Wide Area Networks

NET 104

Science, Technology, Engineering & Math

Credits: 3

This course is the last 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. This course discusses the WAN technologies and network services required by converged applications in Enterprise Networks. These include common data link protocols, WAN security concepts, principles of traffic, access control and addressing services. Students will also be shown how to detect, troubleshoot, and correct common enterprise network implementation issues. Emphasis is given to the use of decision making and problem solving techniques.Prerequisite: NET 101,NET 102,NET 103.