CNIT 106 Introduction to Networks (3)
Credit, Degree Applicable
Analysis of technologies for connecting computers and devices into networks. Terminology and the major components of networks: architecture, topologies, hardware, connections, protocols, operations, administration, support, security and troubleshooting. Local Area Networks (LANs), Wide Area Networks (WANs), Wireless LANS and Virtual networks are also covered. Follows the objectives of the CompTIA Network+ certification exam.
Preparation for CompTIA Network+ certification exam.
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Compare and evaluate different methods of encryption to secure a wireless local area network.
- Outcome 2: Explain the purpose and properties of IP addressing
- Outcome 3: Compare WAN and WLAN technology types and their properties
- Outcome 4: Explain the methods of network access security and user authentication
- Outcome 5: Describe steps in troubleshooting a networking problem
- Outcome 6: Describe the objectives of the CompTIA Network+ Certification