About this Course:
This course covers current and evolving data network technologies, protocols, network components, and the networks that use them, focusing on the Internet and related LANs. The state of worldwide networking and its evolution will be discussed. This course covers the Internet architecture, organization, and protocols including Ethernet, 802.11, routing, the TCP/UDP/IP suite, DNS, Bluetooth, SNMP, DHCP, and more. Students will be presented with Internet-specific networking tools for searching, testing, debugging, and configuring networks and network-connected host computers. There will be opportunities for network configuration and hands-on use of tools.
Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:
- Discuss computer network from both a practical and theoretical perspective
- Understand Open System Interconnections (OSI) and TCP/IP Models
- Know various Networking Protocols, Data Circuits, Switches, and Routers
- Understand troubleshooting, management of networks by usage of various tools
Grading/CEU award for this course includes assignments, exams and term paper.