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NSCOM 201 - CISCO Networking I

5 CR

Course provides foundation knowledge in networking. Topics include: network topologies, OSI model, design and documentation, LANs, network media, protocols and routing.

Prerequisite(s): TECH 217  and placement by assessment into ENGL 101 , or completion of ENGL 092  or ENGL 093  with a C or better.

Course Outcomes
  • Perform arithmetic operations in binary, decimal and hexadecimal numbering systems.
  • Define terms and units related to networking such as throughput and bandwidth.
  • Name and describe the layers of standard networking models.
  • Describe network signals and the phenomena that affect the integrity of those signals.
  • Describe networking media and devices and the advantages and limitations of each.
  • Design a subnetted addressing scheme giving network numbers, range of host numbers, broadcast numbers and subnet mask.
  • Describe protocol data units and associate each with its corresponding layer in the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) networking model.
  • Design and implement a simple network.

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