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Networking Technology Course Descriptions

NET 110  Networking Concepts

This course introduces students to the networking field. Topics include network terminology and protocols, local-area networks, wide-area networks, OSI model, cabling, router programming, Ethernet, IP addressing, and network standards. Upon completion, students should be able to perform tasks related to networking mathematics, terminology, and models, media, Ethernet, subnetting, and TCP/IP Protocols. 

Course Hours Per Week: Class, 2; Lab, 2

Semester Hours Credit: 3

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

NET 110 Course Outline

NET 111 Internetwork Architecture and Design

This course introduces the physical and logical design of local area networks, wide area networks, and networking devices used in the design implementation and integration. Topics include LAN segmentation, VLANS, IP addressing, router, switch, and server placement with an emphasis on design. Upon completion, students should be able to understand fundamental LAN and WAN design and the physical and logical aspects needed to achieve the design goal.

Course Hours Per Week: Class, 2; Lab, 2

Semester Hours Credit: 3

Prerequisite: NET 110

Corequisite: None

NET 111 Course Outline

NET 125  Networking Basics

This course introduces the networking field. Emphasis is on network terminology and protocols, local-area networks, wide-area networks, OSI model, cabling, router programming, Ethernet, IP addressing, and network standards. Upon completion, students should be able to perform tasks related to networking mathematics, terminology, and models, media, Ethernet, subnetting, and TCP/IP Protocols.

Course Hours Per Week: Class, 1; Lab, 4

Semester Hours Credit: 3

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

NET 125 Course Outline

NET 126  Routing Basics

This course focuses on initial router configuration, router software management, routing protocol configuration, TCP/IP, and access control lists (ACLs). Emphasis will be on the fundamentals of router configuration, managing router software, routing protocol, and access lists. Upon completion, students should have an understanding of routers and their role in WANs, router configuration, routing protocols, TCP/IP, troubleshooting, and ACLs.

Course Hours Per Week: Class, 1; Lab, 4

Semester Hours Credit: 3

Prerequisite: NET 125

Corequisite: None

NET 126 Course Outline

NET 175  Wireless Technology

This course introduces the student to wireless technology and interoperability with different communication protocols. Topics include Wireless Application Protocol (WAP), Wireless Mark-up language (WML), link manager, service discovery protocol, transport layer and frequency band. Upon completion, students should be able to discuss in written and oral form protocols and procedures required for different wireless applications.

Course Hours Per Week: Class, 2; Lab, 2

Semester Hours Credit: 3

Prerequisite: NET 125

Corequisite: None

NET 175 Course Outline: Not Available

NET 225  Routing and Switching I

This course focuses on advanced IP addressing techniques, intermediate routing protocols, command-line interface configuration of switches, Ethernet switching, VLANs, STP, and VTP. Emphasis will be on application and demonstration of skills acquired in pre-requisite courses. Upon completion, students should be able to perform tasks related to VLSM, routing protocols, switching concepts and configuration, STP, VLANs, and VTP.

Course Hours Per Week: Class, 1; Lab, 4

Semester Hours Credit: 3

Prerequisite: NET 126

Corequisite: None

NET 225 Course Outline

NET 226  Routing and Switching II

This course introduces WAN theory and design, WAN technology, PPP, Frame Relay, ISDN, and additional case studies. Topics include network congestion problems, TCP/IP transport and network layer protocols, advanced routing and switching configuration, ISDN protocols, PPP encapsulation operations on a router. Upon completion, students should be able to provide solutions for network routing problems, identify ISDN protocols, and describe the Spanning Tree protocol.

Course Hours Per Week: Class, 1; Lab, 4

Semester Hours Credit: 3

Prerequisite: NET 225

Corequisite: None

NET 226 Course Outline

NET 289  Networking Project

This course provides an opportunity to complete a significant networking project from the design phase through implementation with minimal instructor support. Emphasis is on project definition, documentation, installation, testing, presentation, and training. Upon completion, students should be able to complete a project from the definition phase through implementation.

Course Hours Per Week: Class, 1; Lab, 4

Semester Hours Credit: 3

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: NET 226

NET 289 Course Outline
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