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    Oct 14, 2019  
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CIS 171 - Cisco Networking I



5.0 Credits
First of four courses mapping to the CCNA exam. Topics include functions, components and models of computer networks, and the Internet; structure and implementation of IPv4 and IPv6; ethernet concepts, media, and operations. Students build simple LANs and perform command line configuration for routers and switches.
Prerequisite CIS 125 with a minimum grade of 2.5 or instructor permission.
Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Explain the fundamental concepts of routing and switching using the OSI layers and the Protocol Data Units (PDU) to explain each step of the process.
  2. Explain fundamental Ethernet concepts such as media, services, and operation.
  3. Identify and describe the protocols and services presented in the OSI learning model, as well as the industry-standard TCP/IP networking model.
  4. Demonstrate the troubleshooting techniques necessary to verify small network operations and analyze data traffic utilizing common network utilities.
  5. Design and implement a hierarchical IP Addressing scheme using subnetting in order to meet the needs of a medium size business.



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