NETW 121: Introduction to Networks
-Completion of CSCI 101
-Completion of English and reading placement tests, or exemption from placement tests
This is the first of four courses in the Cisco Networking Academy designed to provide students with classroom and laboratory experience in current and emerging networking technology. This course introduces the architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the Internet and other computer networks. The principles and structure of IP addressing and the fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media, and operations will be introduced to provide a foundation for the curriculum. By the end of the course, students will be able to build simple LANs, perform basic configurations for routers and switches, and implement IP addressing schemes. Instruction includes, but is not limited to: networking, LANs, WANs, OSI models, routers, router programming, topologies, and IP addressing. 3 credit hours
Career and Technical Course: This course is a specific requirement for an Associate of Applied Science or certificate program and may not transfer. Please consult with your advisor about transferability.