Studies widely used net topologies and cabling methods, including the capabilities and limitations of each. Covers the use of hubs, routers, bridges and network operating systems. Includes network management and layout. Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
GENERAL COURSE PURPOSE
Teaches concepts in networking design, administration, and maintenance that includes LANS, MANS, and WANS. Network hardware and software are covered in detail with emphasis on installation, configuration and troubleshooting.
ENTRY LEVEL COMPETENCIES
Prerequisite or Corequisite: ETR 285 - "Fundamentals of Microcomputer Repair"
As a result of the learning experiences provided in this course, the student should be able to: