CIS248L: Introduction to Networks

Credits 3 Lab Hours 2 Class Hours 2
This course is the first in a series of four courses designed to prepare students to earn the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification. It is based on the Cisco Introduction to Networks course and introduces the architecture, structure, functions, components and models of the Internet and computer networks. The principles of IP addressing, and fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media and operations are 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.