Virtual LANs and WANs/CCNA

Course Description

This is the second of a two semester sequence designed to provide students with classroom and laboratory experience in current and emerging networking technology that will empower them to enter employment and/or further education and training in the computer networking field. Instruction introduces and extends the student's knowledge and practical experience with routers, switches, Local Area Networks (LANs) and Virtual Local Area Networks (VLANs) design, configuration and maintenance. In addition, the student will learn and have practical experience with Wide Area Networks (WANs), Integrated Services Data Networks (ISDN), Point-to-Point Protocols (PPP) and Frame Relay design, configuration and maintenance. Students develop practical experience in skills related to configuring LANs, WANs, Novell networks, Internetwork Packet Exchange (IPX) routing and Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (IGRP), configuring WANs, ISDN, PPP and Frame Relay protocols and network troubleshooting. NOTE: This course is offered only in the Spring term. (Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in NETW-151, or CCNA Semester 1 and 2 at another CNAP institution)