Montgomery College 2021-2022 Catalog 
    
    Oct 20, 2021  
Montgomery College 2021-2022 Catalog
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NWIT 151 - Introduction to Networking


CE

An introduction to networking technologies. This course covers the basics of networking, the open systems interconnection (OSI) reference model, transmission control protocol/Internet protocol (TCP/IP) addressing, electricity, specifications and techniques of building data cabling, and local area network/wide area network (LAN/WAN) technologies. In addition, this course is also the first in a series of courses designed to prepare students for the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) examination.  Assessment Level(s): MATH 050  Three hours each week.

3 semester hours

May not be taken concurrently with MATH 017  or MATH 020  or MATH 030  or MATH 045  without appropriate Math assessment score.

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Describe the common network devices, the OSI model, common network protocols, features of LANs and WANs, types of network topologies, and bandwidth.
  • Describe the characteristics of networking media, the types of waves characteristic of network media, media interference.
  • Describe the characteristics of Ethernet networks and client/server networks, the function of network devices and router serial ports, and the characteristics of WAN technologies.
  • Describe the basics of Ethernet technologies, the framing process, MAC, CSMA/CD, the types of duplex, and 10/100/1000Mbps Ethernet technologies.
  • Describe Ethernet switching features and security fundamentals.
  • Describe IPv4 and v6 addressing and subnetting.
  • Describe routing fundamentals, router functions, routing protocols, data encapsulation process, IP packet structure, and router path selection.
  • Describe TCP/IP transport layer and application layers.
  • Describe the network security fundamentals.


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