2020-2021 College Catalog

CIST 1401 Computer Networking Fundament

Introduces networking technologies and prepares students to take the CompTIA*s broad-based vendor independent networking certification exam Network +. This course covers a wide range of material about networking including local area networks wide area networks protocols topologies transmission media and security. Focuses on operating network management systems and implementing the installation of networks. It reviews cabling connection schemes the fundamentals of the LAN and WAN technologies TCP/IP configuration and troubleshooting remote connectivity and network maintenance and troubleshooting. Topics include: basic knowledge of networking technology network media and topologies network devices network management network tools and network security.